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.


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

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 (this is the link for the channel, not the specific video on critical thinking)

How to Study and Learn (Part One), from The Foundation for Critical Thinking

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

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

Focus; A Simplicity Manifesto in the Age of Distraction, by Leo Babauta, free online version

Create a study schedule

Pomodoro Technique

Find out more at:

UNE Future Students

Joint Medical Program:

2019 JMP prospectus: