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Discover your future career in health

Spend the day with us in hands-on workshops

A career in health can provide a highly challenging and rewarding professional career. Maybe you want to gain a deeper understanding of the human body, help individuals and communities or discover cures for diseases? Maybe you want to travel, help people or have a job where you are always outdoors?.

The University of Tasmania is here to help! Spend the day with our staff and students and to see what a health course is like and what types of careers they can lead to. Register for a Taster Day in Nursing, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine, Paramedicine or Medical Research and discover what these professions have to offer.

Nursing

Experience what it is like to work as a nurse with hands-on activities and learn about the number of tasks nurses are required to juggle, and some of the common scenarios they face. Put your practical nursing skills to the test to help you decide whether Nursing is the career for you.

Next Taster Day event

The Nursing Taster Day will run on Thursday 6th September 2018, in both Hobart and Launceston. Please note registrations for this event are now closed.

Health Sciences

A career in Health Science offers a variety of opportunities in areas such as exercise science, medical radiation science and nutrition science. The Health Sciences Taster Day will give you the opportunity to try your hand at each of these areas, and help you decide which Health Sciences career is for you.

Next Taster Day event

The Health Sciences Taster Day will run on Thursday 6th September 2018, in Launceston. Please note registrations for this event are now closed.

Pharmacy

Explore a career in Pharmacy at this Taster Day and learn about the rewarding pathways you could follow. Find out what a pharmacist does in your local pharmacy and why it is such an important job. Pharmacists work in hospitals, in the community, on the road and even behind the scenes in areas of drug research.

Next Taster Day event

The Pharmacy Taster Day will be held on Monday, 3rd September 2018. Please note registrations for this event are now closed.

Medicine, Paramedicine & Medical Research

Spend the day learning about careers in health through the eyes of a medical researcher, paramedic and doctor. This Taster Day will be held in Hobart at the Medical Science Precinct where you can also learn about student life at the School of Medicine. There will be hands on activities and opportunities to ask questions about these careers.

Next Taster Day event

Taster day was held on Wednesday the 27th of June 2018.

Express interest

If registrations for your preferred taster day are closed, add your details if you would like to be on our mailing list so we can update you when the next round is being run.

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