National University of Singapore (Singapore)
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- Outgoing University of Sydney ELECTIVE students to NUS
- Incoming NUS elective students to University of Sydney
Number of places: Up to two University of Sydney students in their fixed elective term will be nominated to represent the Faculty under this scheme.
Institution: The National University of Singapore is a prestigious university ranked number 40 in the world in the Times Higher Rankings for 2011. This is the first year that we have offered a formal exchange placement with this important partner university and as such you will be an important ambassador towards establishing this relationship.
Language: English and Mandarin Chinese are the major languages in Singapore. You will have no difficulty in working entirely in English for this placement.
Duration: These placements are four to eight weeks in duration.
Other: Students will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and living expenses and arrangements.
Applying: Please consult these pages for details on applying for a placement and scholarship support.
Resources: Our resources pages provide some valuable material on your health and safety and on some of the medical conditions and environments you may come across while on placement.
For further enquries contact us.
Students from NUS will be selected to spend 4-8 weeks at one of the main teaching hospitals of the University of Sydney.
It is suggested that interested students from NUS should browse through the following websites to become familiar with the City of Sydney and the Sydney Medical School.
- The City of Sydney
- University of Sydney
- Sydney Medical School
- Australia’s First University (video)
- Office for Global Health
Information about Australia’s Health can be found at www.aihw.gov.au
We also have some Impressions from students of their experiences in Sydney.
Please consult the visitor’s guide on the Office for Global Health web pages for useful information about living in Sydney.
For further information about both types of placements, contact:
Ms Wan Shiyan (Esther)