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UOW Scholarships

2018 Miller Family Bridgewater IHMRI Honours Scholarship

Through the generosity of Richard Miller, a local Illawarra resident, IHMRI is able to offer five Honours scholarships in dementia research for 2018.

The aim of the Miller Family Bridgewater IHMRI Honours Scholarship is to provide prospective research students with an opportunity to develop skills and training in dementia research in the Illawarra region. This allows students to evaluate for themselves, and demonstrate to others, their potential for research while contributing to vital work in the dementia field.

Miller Family Bridgewater IHMRI Honours Scholarship
Amount: $3,000 p.a for 1 year
Applications close 26 November, 2017
More information or to apply now:

External Scholarships

The House Call Doctor Futures in Health Indigenous Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any student that identifies as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander, undergraduate or postgraduate student studying a health / medical field at an Australian university.

Scholarship applications close 15 December 2017.

Download the Futures in Health Scholarship [PDF] poster for further information

Australian Dentists Clinic Scholarship

The Australian Dentists Clinic is proud to support students studying a health science or medical degree with a $1,000 Scholarship. Applications are now open and closes 31 December, 2017 with the successful recipient notified 1 Feb 2018.

The value of the scholarship is $1000 AUD and one student will be awarded the scholarship each calendar year.

Who Can Apply?

  • Over 17 years of age
  • Studying a Medical or Health related degree
  • Enrolled at University or TAFE
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia

How Do I Apply?

To apply for the scholarship, submit a 500 word maximum essay on why you selected to study a medical / health care degree and how you would use the scholarship to further your studies.
If you prefer you can upload a 3-minute video to YouTube and email the link so we can view your video.
Submissions can be emailed to Australian Dentists Clinic via

For the Terms & Conditions and more information, visit the Australian Dentists Clinic webpage. 

Interested in an internship overseas?

If you’re studying the Bachelor of Nursing Advanced, you can join the Taiwan medical university’s international internship program in November 2018!

WHO CAN APPLY? Any Bachelor of Nursing (BNA) Student . If you’ll be a 3rd year student in 2018, you can join in Nov 2018 (in NMIH320).

WHEN IS IT? 2 weeks in November, 2018

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST? It’s basically FREE since each student will receive an NCP grant valued at $3,500 AUD

INTERNSHIP MODE: You’ll attend a lecture, take part in simulation education observation at TMU and complete placements at a number of Taipei hospitals


  • Meet and work with students from across the globe
  • Learn about traditional Chinese medicine and maternity nursing
  • Take part in clinical placements at three local hospitals
  • Explore Taipei’s culture and Taiwan’s health care system

MORE INFORMATION/TO APPLY: contact Dr Rita Chang in the School of Nursing via (02) 4221 3174 or

Download the poster [PDF]

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Short Courses

Certificate III in Pathology from $240

Southern IML Pathology and UOW are offering Science, Medicine and Health students a discounted rate for Certificate III in Pathology. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

WHAT’S INVOLVED: A combination of online learning and one week of practical workshops giving you hands on learning and practical experience.

BENEFITS: Flexible payment options for a course that will enhance your knowledge, give you practical skills and is relevant to your degree.

The course is open to all Domestic students studying a degree in SMAH and best of all this course qualifies you for well-paying part time employment at any Pathology Lab.

COST: Discounted cost for UOW students from as little as $240 (refer to webpage for eligibility criteria).

Visit the Southern IML Pathology webpage for more information, to view the 2017 workshop dates and to secure your place!

Please note: this course is independent of the Science, Medicine & Health Faculty and is not a requirement of your degree.  

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Industry Memberships

Studying Nursing?

Join the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association - Associate membership is FREE!

FREE Associate membership gives you a great range of benefits including;

  • Scholarships
  • Use of our library services
  • Access to our professional services team for advice & guidance
  • Union shopper, a discount buying service
  • Discounted rates to attend NSWNMA workshops
  • And, you will be posted out the nursing and midwives’ journal, The Lamp.

Associate membership is a great way to stay in touch with what’s happening with the nursing and midwives profession!

Visit the website to become an Associate Member for free – join now!

Membership for Nursing Students

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is excited to launch two new membership options for pre-registration nursing students.

If you want to set yourself up to be the best nurse you can be and build the career you want then you should join the ACN community!

Students can choose from two membership types:

‘Start-Up’ membership offers basic member benefits for free
‘Undergraduate’ membership provides comprehensive member benefits, including one-on-one career coaching, access to online CPD courses and invitations to VIP events, for only $53 per year.

Visit the website for more information and to join now

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Student Life @ UOW

Find other clubs, play free sport, discover Wollongong, improve your quality of life, meet other students and develop your leadership skills. Life is better when you're involved...
Visit Student Life @ UOW, get involved and get more out of uni

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Last reviewed: 20 November, 2017