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Student Accommodation & Support

The Centre for Rural Health (CRH) aims to increase and improve rural experiences for undergraduate students in the health professions through a range of support initiatives aimed at enhancing the rural placement experience.

Rural Health Teaching Sites and Student Accommodation

Free, self-contained accommodation in nineteen rural locations.

COVID-19 Protocols When Staying in Student Accommodation

When staying in our rural accommodation, you need to be aware of the COVID-19 protocols that are currently in place. Please read this document COVID-19 Protocol December 15, 2021 (PDF 130.2 KB).

Islands Assistance

Includes a single return airfare per placement for eligible students travelling to King and Flinders Islands. A weekly ferry allowance assists students on placement at Bruny Island.


The College of Health and Medicine hosts 'Virtual Orientation Tours' of many rural health facilities associated with this program.

The College of Health and Medicine's Professional Experience Placements website provides useful information about rural placements.

The IT Service Desk provides advice on how to access the University of Tasmania's Web Mail system while on placement.

For further information, please contact Sheree Zadow

Phone: +61 3 6324 3108
Fax: 03 6324 4040