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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.

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.

Facebook Group has been set up as an informal way of sharing information about the accommodation facilities and their locations.

For further information, please contact Grant Todd

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