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Midwifery Cultural Immersion

Midwifery students gain cultural immersion in Shanghai, experiencing education, labs, and practicum. Understand Chinese birthing practices and maternal-infant healthcare.

An information session on the overseas placements will be scheduled soon.

Please note:

  1. Midwifery students must be enrolled in Southern Cross University Bachelor of Midwifery program.
  2. Must be an Australian citizen.

Successful students must travel to Shanghai, China for the program. They should meet language, clinical, and theoretical requirements. B-Mid program priority in case of conflicts. Valid passport and eligibility for Chinese Visa required.

Places are limited and expression of interest does not guarantee a place on this trip.
Successful students will be notified following the panel’s decision.

Applications are open now and close 5 April 2019.
Outcomes will be announced early May 2019.
Partner Universities: Jiao Tong University, and Fudan University Shanghai – China.
Program: Asia Short-Term - undergraduate
Dates:  30 November to 14 December 2019.
Funding: There are 10 New Colombo Plan Short Term Scholarships ($3,000) available in 2019.

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Exercise Science Lismore campus

Rehabilitation Therapies

The short term program will give students a new perspective on learning in an Asian context whilst being instructed by the professors from the Martial Arts College both in English and Chinese.

Applications closed

Partner University: Tianjin University of Sport, CHINA
Program: Asia Short-Term - undergraduate
Dates:  October - November 2018 (dates to be confirmed).
Funding: 10 New Colombo Plan Short Term Scholarships available in 2018

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Health Promotion and Primary Care Placements

Overseas placements provide out of classroom learning that returning students and lecturers describe as 'life changing'. Students are placed in developing communities where they apply coursework and gain experiential learning in a practical setting that's vastly different from home.

Information session on the overseas placements has been scheduled:

Date: Thursday 15th March 2018
Time: Presentation 12 noon -1 pm QLD (1 pm -2 pm NSW) but open till 3 pm for questions.
Where: Gold Coast Room B328 and video-linked to Coffs (CH-DTH150) and Lismore (Z181B).
or join online via zoom from 12 noon -3 pm (QLD).

Please note:

  1. Nursing students must be planning to enrol in NRS72005 in Session 2, 2018.
  2. Allied health (occupational therapy, podiatry, speech pathology) students must be
    planning to enrol in HLT83007 in Session 1, 2019.

Successful students will also be required to attend and participate in pre-departure workshops in
May, July and September (video-linked to all campuses).
If you cannot attend, you will need to
apply for special consideration approved by your unit assessor. Non- attendance without
special consideration may result in your place in the program being allocated to a student
on the waitlist.

Places are limited and expression of interest does not guarantee a place on this trip.
Your responses to the questions will be considered in combination with your academic and
placement performance. You may be invited to participate in an interview prior to being allocated
an inter-professional health promotion placement overseas.

Any questions? Contact the Professional experience lecturers (PELS)

  • Nursing:
  • Allied Health:

Program: Nursing and Allied Health Placement in partnership with Antipodeans Abroad and SVPi
Dates: November - December 2018.
Funding: 40 New Colombo Plan Short Term Scholarships available in 2018.

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