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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 career, within one of Australia’s fastest growing industries. You may want to work in some of the largest pathology labs in the country, or become a GP treating patients in rural or remote communities, you may even want to work in research to discover cures for disease. Ultimately you just want to help those around you and make an impact in your community.

The College of Health and Medicine has a range of degrees to help you achieve your career goals and we are offering you the opportunity to have sneak peek into what university life and study is all about. Register for one of our suite of Taster Days below, where you will experience what these health professions have to offer.


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

Hobart - Monday July 29, 2019*

Session times:

  • Session 1 - 9:15-11:30am
  • Session 2 - 11:15am-1:30pm
  • Session 3 - 1:15-3:30pm

*Please note you will be allocated a session time on registration.

Allied Health

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

Next Taster Day event

Launceston - Thursday July 25th 2019, 9am-1pm


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

Hobart - Friday September 6th 2019, 9:30am-3pm

Medicine, Paramedicine, Medical Research & Psychology

Spend the day learning about careers in health through the eyes of a medical researcher, paramedic, psychologist 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

Hobart - Monday July 29th 2019, 10am-4:15pm
Registrations are now closed for this Taster Day

Laboratory Medicine

Ever had a blood test? Been curious about what happens to your blood when it has been sent to the labs for analysis? Learn about your tests with our medical scientists and find out how labs all over the world impact on our lives, daily. We will immerse you in hands on activities and provide scenarios to work through to find patient diagnosis.

Next Taster Day event

Launceston - Monday July 22nd 2019, 9am-1pm

Register now

Register now for your area of interest. These sessions are capped so please ensure you select your top three preferences.

Want to learn more about a career in health?