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 all 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.

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.

Students apply for entry to this program in Term 1 of each school year. View the Student Health Academy flyer.

Applications close on 26 March 2021.

 

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