Find out what opportunities are available in the NT for health students
Apply your passion for tackling real-world challenges in public health, nursing, exercise and sport, psychology or social work, and focus on research and practice in the areas of Indigenous, tropical, local and global health at Charles Darwin University.
Flinders NT runs a medical program and provides student placement and workforce support through the Remote and Rural Interprofessional Placement Learning NT. It also co-manages[AA1] the Centre for Remote Health and manages other initiatives including the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health in Alice Springs.
Rural health clubs have a multi-disciplinary focus. They run activities to help their student members learn more about rural health. The rural health clubs in the NT are:
You can find out about clubs in other states on the National Rural Health Student Network website.
The High School to Health Careers Program gives students an opportunity to:
The program aims to:
Applications for next year’s High School to Health program will open in March 2022.
We will work with the current JFPP Scholars until the program ceases on 31 December 2021. All scheduled and intended placements that are due to take place up to 31 December 2021 will be progressed.
We are awaiting further information from the Department of Health to understand the next steps for JFPP Scholars at different stages on their JFPP journey. Further information will be provided as it is received.
We will be in direct contact with all Scholars, Mentors, Hosts and Community Contacts with more information from Monday 24 May 2021. While we understand you may have questions, we will be better placed to respond after Monday 24 May 2021.
Flinders University supports clinical placements in rural and remote locations in the NT for health science students from universities across Australia.
Placement experiences are challenging and rewarding and can vary between remote clinics and practices to large tertiary hospitals, isolated desert communities or multi-cultural centres of Darwin and Alice Springs. Placement is a great opportunity to learn and get involved in local communities and make a positive difference to the health of our population.
Learn more about how to organise a placement in the NT on the Flinders University website.