JMP students benefit from Tamworth Education Centre

Tamworth Education Centre now open

24 February 2014

Students in the Joint Medical Program will now be able to access a state of the art education facility. The Tamworth Education Centre (TEC) is now operational after five years of planning and significant fundraising.

The $18 million facility will be home to the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health providing clinical training for allied health, nursing and medical students. It comprises of accommodation for 57 students, lecture theatres and study areas as well as simulation laboratories.

The education center, which was funded by the federal Department of Health and Health Workforce Australia, will complement the university's Department of Rural Health on the grounds of Tamworth hospital.

Contact: Megan Blanch-Smith
Contact Phone: 02 4921 6924