Student Health Academy

The Student Health Academy program is offered to Year 10 students in the Midwest of Western Australia. It aims to provide students with information about health and health careers.


Has your child ever thought of a career in health but is unsure which one might be for them?

Nursing, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Medicine, Paramedicine, Speech Pathology, Social Work, Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Imaging, Exercise Physiology and more.

Year 10 students in the Midwest of Western Australia are invited to be part of the WA Centre for Rural Health annual two-day Student Health Academy program.

Students attend two days, over two school terms, participating in experientially based learning activities. 

During the program, students will:

✔️Talk to local health professionals & university health science students.

✔️Get active with some skills that health professionals do in their work.

✔️Work together in teams.

✔️Have a clearer understanding if a career in health is for them.

✔️Have a greater knowledge of the range of health careers.

Academy in 2022:

Term 2: 12 August or 19 August 2022

Term 3: 21 October or 28 October 2022

Application forms will be sent to schools early Term 3.

There will only be one call for applications this year.

Application forms are available at your child’s school or can be requested by emailing SHA-wacrh@uwa.edu.au.

Applications require parent/guardian and school permission.

View the Student Health Academy flyer.

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