Welcome to ROUNDS

The National Rural Health Student Network

ROUNDS is the Rural Organisation of the University of Notre Dame Sydney

Rural Health Organisation of the University of Notre Dame, Sydney
ROUNDS is an enthusiastic Rural Health Club with ambitions to educate, inform and inspire its members on rural, remote and Indigenous health issues. Formed in 2008, the club is a student-run organisation for medical and nursing students at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney who are interested in rural health issues.

ROUNDS aims include increasing awareness of:

            • Rural and remote population health including community and social factors
            • The careers available in rural and remote Australia including possible challenges, pathways, rewards and issues unique to these working environments
            • The different needs of sub groups of the population within rural and remote areas and particularly the health and social community needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


In 2020, the ROUNDS Committee are

  • Co-Chairs: Thomas Rolls and Lucy Tisch-Lienert
  • Secretary: Nicola Murphy
  • Treasurer: Simon Whelan
  • Publications Officer: Amelia Kennedy
  • Social Representative: Brittany Gilchrist
  • Junior Social Representative: Michael Stuart
  • Close the Gap Representive: Danielle Bradd
  • Junior Close the Gap Representative: Mia Holman
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Representative: Acacia Steel
  • Rural High School Visit Representative: Lyra Meehan
  • Junior Rural High School Visit Representative: Kate Hurst

Club News

Member Links

  • My Account
  • Annual Events
    • ROUNDS Amazing Race
    • Wagga Wagga Rural Immersion Weekend

Rounds News

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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