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Stay in touch with your community
Celebrate the success of your peers by keeping up-to-date with the latest news, research and on-campus developments through our events and publications.

Our alumni community brings together health professionals from around the world, giving you the opportunity to reconnect with old classmates and meet new people at a variety of different career stages. 

Participate in and enjoy a range of alumni programs and benefits aimed at expanding your personal and professional networks and keeping you involved in our activities.

Become a mentor, donate to a worthy cause, learn about ground-breaking University research or get together for a laugh at one of our reunions. Whatever you're after, we'll help you stay connected to your alma mater.  

Ways to get involved

Annual alumni award events are hosted by the University of Sydney and Faculty of Health Sciences to celebrate the achievements of our graduates and recognise the contributions they make to their professional fields.

To find out about past award winners, selection criteria or to make a nomination for 2019, please visit:

We host a number of events and seminars throughout the year, offering students and alumni the opportunity for professional development, networking and the sharing of knowledge. Keep an eye on the faculty events page for future events, or update your details to receive email invitations.

Your support will help us to deliver medical breakthroughs, find preventions and cures, create healthier populations and foster the next generation of leading healthcare professionals and researchers.

You can make a one-off or ongoing gift, establish a bequest, or donate in honour of a person who is significant to you. Every gift, no matter its size, makes a difference to the work we do.

Why donate?
  • All donations go to those who need it most.
  • 100% of your donation goes straight to the cause.
  • Philanthropy benefits both the giver and the receiver.
  • All donations over $2 are tax deductible in Australia.
  • We rely on donations to support life changing research, scholarships and projects.
  • You can support a specific cause or give us the choice of deciding where your donation will have immediate impact.

Learn more about donating to the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

We love helping current students and recent graduates as they progress in their journey toward becoming healthcare professionals, and have plenty of opportunities for eager alumni to become mentors to current students.

For example, the Faculty of Health Sciences' Mentoring Program connects alumni working in allied health with final year domestic and international students.

To get involved or to find out about mentoring opportunities in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, please contact Alumni Engagement Manager Sally Forbes at sally.forbes@sydney.edu.au.

Reunions are a great opportunity for alumni to get together, exchange news and reconnect. If you’re interested in organising a reunion, the Alumni team can help you make contact with classmates and assist with planning the event.

Browse upcoming medicine and health reunions.

Share your stories with current and prospective students, as well as the broader alumni community. We welcome expressions of interest from a range of medicine and health graduate for a range of speaking opportunities throughout the year, including career panels, student recruitment opportunities as well as being featured in marketing material in a range of settings.

Fill out our speaking opportunity expression of interest form and one of our team will be in touch. 

If you are a Health Sciences graduate and intending to work outside Australia, you may need to register with the relevant professional registration provider in the country/state/province in which you wish to work. 

Applying for overseas professional registration

Before the process can begin you will need to contact the overseas registration provider and obtain their application and pay the required fee. Organising your paperwork before you leave Australia is advisable, however if you have left the country while your application is being processed, please email fhs.overseasregistration@sydney.edu.au and advise your overseas contact details.

The University accepts no responsibility for any expenses incurred during the waiting period.

Please undertake the following steps to obtain your documentation: 

  • Collect your ID verification together, see FAQ's (pdf, 133KB) for details on what this includes. 
  • Complete the overseas registration application (pdf, 92KB)(Note: The registration form is an interactive PDF and may not work in Firefox, please use Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.)
  • Attach ID verification documents and any forms from the Accreditation Body to the application and return to us via email at fhs.overseasregistration@sydney.edu.au.
  • Pay the application fee via Onestop secure payment PayOnlineApplications will not be processed until your payment is verified by the University of Sydney.
  • Once we have received your application and fee, the application process will take up to 8 weeks to complete.

Welcome to Sydney is a program connecting international and regional students with alumni. It is our way of introducing our new students to some of the people and places that make Sydney one of the best cities in the world. Learn more about volunteering opportunities like this.

Alumni publications

Published twice a year, SAM is the University's premium print magazine which shares the compelling stories of our alumni.

It is supported by SAM Extra, our digital monthly newsletter, which features news, events and other information to keep you up to date with what’s going on in our alumni community.

Read our most recent SAM edition (pdf, 4.2MB)

To subscribe to SAM and SAM Extra, update your details.

Radius is a newsletter for the Sydney Medical School's alumni. It is a popular publication that details the latest news, views, events and initiatives of Sydney Medical School, its staff and alumni. 

Download the latest copy of Radius (pdf, 8.4MB)

Encompass is an alumni magazine of the Sydney Dental School and is a popular publication that details the latest news, views, events and initiatives of the Sydney Dental School, its staff and alumni.

View the latest copy of Encompass

The Fiat Mist e-newsletter is a publication for alumni of the School of Pharmacy. Sent bi-annually, the newsletter keeps the wider community up-to-date with recent news, research and events. 

View the latest copy of Fiat Mist

To subcribe to Fiat Mist, please email 
pharmacy.alumni@sydney.edu.au.

Contact us

Sally Forbes

Manager, Alumni Engagement (Medicine and Health)
Address
  • Level 2, F23 Administration Building, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia