Tips and hints

Tips, hints and advice

A placement like no other

The John Flynn Placement Program (JFPP) is a fantastic opportunity allowing medical students to undertake fully funded rural or remote placements for two weeks each year over three or four years. Read more...

How to write and build a medical CV

A curriculum vitae (CV), also known as a résumé, is essential during your medical training and beyond. Read more...

First years, make the most of med school

Starting medical school can be a challenge, especially for those who have just left school. On the upside, your university years may be some of the best you will have — they will go by quickly. Read more...

Tips for international students

As students begin university, many will be moving out of home for the first time, but for some, this move can mean crossing over to a new continent. Read more...

Top four tips for first year medical students

On your first day of medical school, you are going to be bombarded by information on how the course works, what textbooks to buy, and how to study — all while trying to navigate the campus. Read more...

Simple exam and study tips

These tips will help all medical students study well and ensure they are functioning effectively on exam day.  Read more...

Which textbooks are the most valuable and can I buy them cheap?

Before you go rushing off to buy every single textbook on your list, it is worth figuring out what you need and how much you can spend. Read more...

GP placement tips

How to make the most of your placement, read our top four tips here. Read more...

Dear first year self

Two medical graduates write advice to their first-year selves. Read more...

Why be a GP?

Read our top 10 reasons here. Read more...

Prepare for graduation

Read our list of what to do to prepare for graduation. Read more...

What do I do after I graduate?

Read more about the support available to you. Read more...

Study tips

Study stressing you out? Read our study tips and hints here. Read more...