University Student

Welcome to the National Rural Health Student Network! Whether you are studying:

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Medicine
  • Or any of the allied health degrees

We have something to offer you!

If you love, interested, or not quite sure what all the fuss is about when it come to rural health, we can help you become more involved, expand your skill set, or meet some really great students across your State or Territory and Australia.

How can I get involved?

We have Rural Health Clubs that are student run all across Australia. The clubs are usually based out of a university and offer their members access to workshops, speaker nights, and Indigenous cultural activities to encouraging high school students to study a health related degree.

Head on over here to find your local club.

I’m going on a rural placement, what do I need to know?

We have developed some amazing resources to help you organise your rural placement, what to do when your rural, and because sometimes not everything goes to plan, what to do when things go pear shaped.

Check out our:

How can I get more clinical experience in rural areas?

A great way to obtain more clinical experience in your degree is to elect for rural placements if your university offers them, or to apply for one of the many different scholarships available. Luckily for you, we have complied all the scholarships into one handy list for you!

Scholarships come in many different forms from financial bursaries to immerse clinical placements and everywhere in between. See what great opportunities are waiting for you here!

I love rural health and want to know more about training options!

If you’re just starting your degree, somewhere in the middle, or about to graduate we have some great resources to assist you in figuring out how to train and work in rural areas. Have a look at the following guide:

I’d really like to talk to someone about the NRHSN or rural health clubs, how can I do this?

If you would like to get in touch with us please email us info@nrhsn.org.au. We would love to hear from you!

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