Essential information for Medical Program students

Term Dates

2014 term dates (XLS) | 2014 term dates (PDF)

2015 term dates (XLS) | 2015 term dates (PDF)

Stage 3 streams

2015 Orientation Week student info

Insurance for students on work experience (including mandatory and extramural activities)

Medical students who are interested in broadening their clinical or research exposure by engaging in various work placements will be covered by the University of Sydney insurance policies provided:

  • these activities are a formal course requirement OR are sanctioned by the Associate Dean of the student’s Clinical School (acting on behalf of the Dean)
  • students are not employees or workers of the organisation they are placed with for the purposes of workers’ compensation legislation

For more information, please visit the Risk Management’s website:

Support and contact links

Requirments for Medical Students placed in NSW Health Facilities

Policies for the MD and MBBS

Links to useful organisations

MedSoc (Sydney University Medical Society) - open to all current and former medical students

MIRAGE (Multi-disciplinary Interest in Rural and general Health Education) - supporting students interested in rural career options

SUSS (Sydney University Surgical Society)

SUPRA (Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association)

SRC (Students Representative Council)