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February 24th, 2017

Get your dentistry admissions questions answered on March 2!

Get your dentistry admissions questions answered on March 2!

Interested in applying to dentistry? Which Australian dental schools accept students directly from high school? Which schools require the DAT? Are your grades competitive?

Get all your dentistry admissions questions answered on March 2 at the Ottawa U Pre-Dental Club Australian Dental School Info Session!

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February 24th, 2017

University of Sydney Law School Juris Doctor FAQs

University of Sydney Law School Juris Doctor

What’s a Juris Doctor? What is the difference between the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and the Juris Doctor (JD) offered at the University of Sydney?

When can I commence my studies in the JD program at Sydney Uni? Do I need to sit the LSAT to apply to Sydney Law School? Get the answers you are looking for!

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February 23rd, 2017

Introducing the new UQ School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

UQ School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Resources and energy, climate change, urbanisation, population growth, conservation and sustainability will be areas of focus for a new University of Queensland school.

The UQ School of Earth and Environmental Sciences came into being on Jan. 1 and now combines UQ’s School of Earth Sciences and the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management.

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February 22nd, 2017

Melbourne physiotherapy school suggests online treatment could help chronic knee pain sufferers

University of Melbourne physiotherapy

Researchers at the University of Melbourne are calling on health insurers and government to support new remotely delivered treatment models—including Skype consultations—for people suffering chronic knee pain.

They have developed an online treatment that has dramatically improved symptoms and functioning for people suffering knee osteoarthritis, the main cause of chronic knee pain.

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February 21st, 2017

UQ offers more free dental care in new alliance

UQ Dental School

The University of Queensland will help deliver more free public dental care thanks to a new partnership with the State Government.

The alliance between UQ and Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) will give an extra 8,000 eligible public patients with access to dental treatment at the Oral Health Centre in Herston.

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February 17th, 2017

Studying at UQ Pharmacy is more than just counting pills

Studying at UQ Pharmacy is more than just counting pills

Studying pharmacy is more than just counting pills. Meet current UQ Pharmacy student, Sakina, who applied through OzTREKK in 2013. In Part 1 of his blog, Sakina offers advice for anyone considering studying pharmacy in Australia.

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February 16th, 2017

Sydney speech pathology researchers receive $6.3 million for internet-based stuttering clinic

Sydney speech pathology researchers

In their third consecutive NHMRC Program Grant University of Sydney Speech Pathology School’s Professor Mark Onslow, Associate Professor Ann Packman, and Associate Professor Ross Menzies have been awarded $6.3 million to establish the world’s first internet-based clinic for stuttering.

The stuttering e-Clinic will service all the needs of child, adolescent and adult patients affected by stuttering located throughout Australia and eventually the world.

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February 15th, 2017

Macquarie University opens new City Campus in Sydney

Macquarie University opens new City Campus in Sydney

Macquarie University is expanding its city presence, with a new purpose-built teaching and meeting facility that opened January 2017 in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. The design of the campus strives to capture the university’s global business and innovation outlook.

This new consolidated campus offers a unique opportunity for the alignment, collaboration, and forging of a premium postgraduate experience for all of Macquarie’s city students, with an improved learning environment, networking opportunities, and innovative teaching space.

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February 15th, 2017

University of Melbourne joins Epilepsy Centre Without Walls in $28m global research push

University of Melbourne joins Epilepsy Centre Without Walls in $28m global research push

People with epilepsy acquired following brain trauma are the focus of a new $28 million global push for a long-awaited research breakthrough to develop treatments that for the first time could prevent or mitigate this disabling and potentially life-threatening condition. The University of Melbourne, in partnership with the Royal Melbourne Hospital, is the only Australian institution to take part in the project, funded by one of the largest grants to date awarded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research into the elusive condition.

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February 14th, 2017

UQ sport science ranks in global top 5

UQ sport science ranks in top 5 globally

The UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked 4th and 5th in the world for sport science in two highly respected global rankings systems.

This January, UQ placed 4th in CEOWORLD Magazine’s World’s Top Universities for Sport Science In 2016.

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