FURHS July eNewsletter

Welcome back to another exciting semester!

Chance to win a double movie pass!
If you have signed up to FURHS in 2015, this is for you!
For the last seven months we’ve been using a temporary sign-up system as our National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN) website and database were being upgraded.  We’re excited to let you know that our new website and membership portal are now up and running!  All members who had signed up prior to 2015 are already in our new system, but unfortunately members such as you who signed up this year couldn’t be transferred across.  In order to register your membership in the new system and to enjoy the full benefits as a NRHSN member we need you click on the following link and complete the sign up process.  
/furhs/register/
We will be giving away 3 double movie ticket passes to be drawn on Friday 21 August.  Any student who signs up to FURHS via the new system by midnight on Wednesday 19 August 2015 will automatically go in the draw to win!

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Campfire
Come along on a weekend full of clinical skills, rural health workshops, good food and awesome company.
Open to all members of ROUSTAH, FURHS and AURHA.
When : Friday 28 August
Where: TOC H Campsite, Victor Harbor
Cost: $50 (Early bird until 31 July)
Register now at https://www.eventjoy.com/e/campfire-3554737
https://www.facebook.com/events/1593522817597111/

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RDAA Medical Student of the Year Award 2015
The RDAA Medical Student of the Year 2015 will receive $2,000 to support them in a rural health focused project, which could include a rural placement. Once the award winner has undertaken their project, they will be involved in RDAA, NRHSN and RHWA promotional activities as well as writing an article for the organisations’ publications.
When : Application closes on Wednesday 29 July
To register go to /benefits/rdaa-medical-student-of-the-year-award/

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2015 Australian Indigenous Doctors Association Conference
This year FURHS will be funding 5 students to become associate student members of AIDA and to attend the AIDA conference from 17-19 September 2015. Details of the conference can be found here:http://www.aida.org.au/events/aida2015/
When: Application close at midnght, Wednesday 5 August
To apply go to http://tinyurl.com/FURHSAIDAcon

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NAIDOC at Flinders
BBQ, Stalls, Weaving workshops, speakers, live music
When: Wednesday 5 August, 10am to 3pm.
Where: Flinders University, Humanities Courtyard
https://www.facebook.com/events/552305754909755/

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Allied Health Event - Save the date!

A networking cocktail dinner with rural allied health professionals and nurses as guest speakers. A great opportunitiy for FURHS members to meet other allied health students.
When: Friday 11 September
More information will be released shortly. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at furhs@nrhsn.org.au

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Student Mental Health Guide
When the Cowpat Hits the Windmill is a resource written by students for students focusing on mental health issues faced by Australia's future rural and remote workforce . 

Get a copy of the guide at /resources/publications/mental-health-guide/

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