Rural Scholars in Medicine

The 2019 Rural Scholars Winter School is a four day long residential program open to high schooStudentl students 15-18 years who live in a rural, regional or remote area and are interested in pursuing a career in medicine.

The school is fully subsidised for successful applicants and an accompanying parent. Costs covered include accommodation, meals and transport.

Dates

Monday, 8 July 2019 to Thursday, 11 July, 2019

Applications open 30 April 2019 and close 30 May 2019

A link to the online application guidelines and application form will be available here soon.

For further details contact: Gabrielle Solomon at (02) 6773 2955 or ruralscholars@une.edu.au

The Rural Scholars in Medicine Project is funded through the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program, Department of Education and Training.

Free online resources to help with studying

Study Skills – How to think critically, from BBC Learning English

https://www.youtube.com/user/bbclearningenglish (this is the link for the channel, not the specific video on critical thinking)

https://youtu.be/FMt_RIR_JHo

How to Study and Learn (Part One), from The Foundation for Critical Thinking http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/how-to-study-and-learn-part-one/513

How to Study Smarter, Not Harder - from How We Learn by Benedict Carey

https://youtu.be/H-DJEU9N1y4

How to Study Effectively: 12 Secrets for Success, from Oxford Learning

https://www.oxfordlearning.com/how-to-study-effectively/

Focus; A Simplicity Manifesto in the Age of Distraction, by Leo Babauta, free online version http://focusmanifesto.s3.amazonaws.com/FocusFree.pdf

Create a study schedule https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Study-Schedule

Pomodoro Technique https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomodoro_Technique

https://francescocirillo.com/pages/pomodoro-technique

Find out more at:

UNE Future Students https://study.une.edu.au/app/answers/list/kw/

Joint Medical Program: https://www.newcastle.edu.au/joint-medical-program

2019 JMP prospectus: https://www.newcastle.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/354339/JMP-Prospectus_2019_FINAL_low-res.pdf