Discover the many reasons to study with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health.

The University of Newcastle
Department of Rural Health
Department of Rural Health

Placement information

Why study with us?

Some great reasons to study with the UoNDRH:

This includes medicine, medical radiation science, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physiotherapy, social work and speech pathology.

Sites are well furnished with state-of-the-art Simulation Labs with experienced staff to teach you new clinical skills.

All students from all disciplines are encouraged to participate in opportunities to learn together about common conditions.

Student can volunteer to participate in well organised preventative health activities within schools and other

Experience the relaxed lifestyle that is familiar to people who live in rural areas, while also learning about unique health related issues.

  • Lower student to teacher ratio

You will have closer contact with academic and clinical teaching staff from your discipline.

  • Better patient access

We have smaller student numbers compared with metro teaching hospitals, which means more opportunities to work with a wide variety of patient presentations.