Welcome to RHUWS

The National Rural Health Student Network

RHUWS is the multidisciplinary student group at the University of Western Sydney that connects you with rural health. Our aim is to give you a feel for what working in rural and remote communities is all about. At the same time, we aim to engage people living in rural and remote areas and educate them about how to get involved in a health career.

Rural Health Union of Western Sydney
A club of the University of Western Sydney, NSW
Founded in 2007
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RHUWS is the multidisciplinary student group at the University of Western Sydney that connects you with rural health. Our aim is to give you a feel for what working in rural and remote community is all about. At the same time, we aim to engage people living in rural and remote areas and educate them about how to get involved in a health career.

Of course, being a student club, we hold social events to make sure you meet other like-minded students at your uni and have a good time while you’re at it!

Some of the opportunities and activities we provide are:

Rural High School Visits to educate school students about healthcare career pathways
Listen to speakers who have worked in rural and remote healthcare
Health workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Islander high school students
Clinical Skills Night
Rural placement grants for students studying health degrees
Rural placement career opportunities
Networking opportunites, both within UWS and with rural health clubs from other unis
Trivia nights

Contact us to find out how you too can get involved and take advantage of all the fantastic opportunities you may not know about!

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By becoming a member of your Rural Health Club, you are also a member of the National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN).

The NRHSN represents the future of rural health in Australia. It has more than 9,000 members who belong to 28 university Rural Health Clubs from all states and territories.

It is Australia’s only multi-disciplinary student health network, bringing together people studying medicine, nursing and allied health, encouraging them to pursue rural health careers.

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It is important to keep your details up-to-date to ensure your RHC and the NRHSN can keep you informed of everything exciting that’s happening in rural health!

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