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Insight into Radiation with Tanya Grant

Studied at: Queensland University of Technology Current student or graduate: Graduate Current employment: Supervised Practice Position as a Radiation Therapist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) What do you do in your profession: As part of the cancer care services team, Radiation Therapists image, plan and treat people with cancer according to the […]

Eliminating Shame and Stigma Surrounding Applying For and Receiving Scholarships

By Daniel Chilly When thinking about scholarships some people may feel a sense of shame or stigmatization around applying for and receiving bursaries and scholarships. I want to challenge this, because there’s no shame in applying for the support that is there to assist you in reaching your goals. Scholarships and bursaries are not ‘handouts’ […]

Study and Self Care Tips

By Nicole Velkoski  Stress Reducer Tips To help manage your stress: Exercise regularly, even on holidays Build, re-build or gather your social support network Stick with good nutrition and regular meal times Set priorities Think positive Try relaxation methods Seek help Study Tip 1 Tip to get through that procrastinating and through those endless pages […]

Uni Life with Little Ones

By Nellie Pollard-Wharton We’re a few weeks into semester one of 2018 and the pressure is well and truly building.  Whether you’re in your first semester ever, your final year or you may just be coming back from a bit of a break from study, UNI is stressful, exhausting, exhilarating, fun, inspiring and pretty much […]

Professional Development Opportunity for IAHA Full Member Students – NT Remote Health Experience  

Professional Development Opportunity for IAHA Full Member Students – to travel to the Northern Territory (Darwin and Katherine) for a Remote Health Experience Are you thinking that you might like to have a remote/rural career when you finish your studies? Are you thinking you might like to have a remote/rural placement during your studies? Want […]

Call for Student Poster Presentations

Indigenous Allied Health Australia is inviting poster presentations abstracts from IAHA Student Members to be presented during 2017 Indigenous Allied Health (IAHA) National Conference from the 27-29 November 2017 in Perth, Western Australia.  The aim of the poster presentation is to provide a space for our student members to share a part of their learning […]

Student Reflections on WIPCE

My name is Jed Fraser, a proud Bidjara and Mandandanji man. I am currently in my 3rd year  of studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Movement Science at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). I am also very proud to be a part of the 2017 Indigenous Allied Health Australia SRC. Recently I had an opportunity […]

RFDS Indigenous Health Scholarship Launch

On Monday the 29th of May the Royal Flying Doctors Service held their presentation ceremony awarding two IAHA student members with the RFDS Indigenous Health Scholarship Scheme. RFDS scholarships will support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students undertaking remote or rural clinical placements in medicine, nursing, midwifery and allied health. Fourth-year Occupational Therapy student Amanda […]