Get Involved

We recognise the importance of providing access for our students to the broader community. We also recognise the crucial role that our industry, government, non-government, and community partners play in helping to develop our students' skills, and prepare them for the workplace.

We coordinate a wide range of activities and opportunities for a range of individuals and organisations to be actively involved in the education of our students and development of our Faculty.

By seizing these opportunities, you can forge important connections with health sciences researchers and graduates, while building your profile on campus.

The table below offers an indication of the different avenues that are available for organisations and individuals to get involved.

Multiple Avenues for Support and Involvement

Nature of Involvement

Examples of Support

Description

Time and expertise

Guest speakers

We recognise the importance of providing access for our students to the broader community. We also recognise the crucial role that our industry, government, non-government, and community partners play in helping to develop our students' skills and workplace readiness, as well as informing our research.

 

Mentoring

The Faculty of Health Sciences encourages health leaders and alumni to offer our students mentoring in key areas of health and career development. Contact the External Relations Unit.

Judging panel

Experienced health leaders and professionals can offer their time to assist with the judging of student competitions such as the HealthCare Team challenge. Contact the External Relations Unit.

Placement programs

Provide clinical placements for students

Depending on the specific professional discipline, placements may be undertaken in facilities such as hospitals, schools, community health centres, private health organisations and practices, government and non government agencies and on-campus clinics. The settings may be located in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote areas and occasionally interstate. If you would like to offer a placement opportunity contact the Work Integrated Learning portfolio

Financial support

A range of initiatives require ongoing financial support

We rely on the ongoing support of our corporate and individual donors, with finances going towards research, scholarships, outreach activities and events that benefit both our students and the health of individuals and families worldwide Please contact the External Relations Unit to find out about supporting the faculty or visit the 'Support us' page.

Research projects Volunteer for and promote our research The research carried out by the Faculty of Health Sciences focuses on the health and wellbeing of our population. As such our researchers are often on the look out for research participants to take part in our studies.

If you wish to pursue other avenues of engagement with the Faculty of Health Sciences, please contact the external relations unit.

Benefits and Rewards

  • Staff development through mentoring, guest speaking and involvement in our community and social enterprise projects
  • Student brand recognition and engagement
  • Recognition in thought-leadership
  • Access to research outcomes
  • Network building through the University's numerous partnerships
  • Community development opportunities and engagement
  • Brand exposure through close student engagement, and our numerous public profiles (website, annual reports, on campus promotion, events, and networks)
  • Involvement and influence on the education and development of our future health workforce