School of Health Professions

Nursing lecturers win national teaching awards

September 13th, 2016

Caroline Browne was honoured for her international nursing student placements

Murdoch University nursing lecturers have won national teaching awards for their innovative learning programs.

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Free chiro care for remote Pilbara communities

August 4th, 2016

Murdoch chiro students during the 2015 Pilbara trip

Murdoch University chiropractic students return to the Pilbara next week to provide free treatment and care to residents of remote communities.

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Aged care a new field for Thai nursing students

May 17th, 2016

Murdoch is hosting a student delegation from Payap University, Chiang Mai

Murdoch University has hosted its first group of visiting international nursing students this month, welcoming a group from Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Two lecturers and seven students were based at the Mandurah campus for three weeks, attending lectures and classes, as well as undertaking two weeks of aged care practice at Mercy Place […]

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Chiropractic leader made AM on Australia Day

January 27th, 2016

Associate Professor Bruce Walker

Murdoch University academic Associate Professor Bruce Walker has been awarded Membership in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day honours.

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WA students think Murdoch in 2016

January 7th, 2016

Josh and Charlotte are among many students enjoying the greater social aspect to campus life

The most recent data from the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre shows that Murdoch University has increased both total applications and its market share of first preference applications to undergraduate courses for Western Australian state universities since 2014.

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Students to showcase attained skills at Southbound festival

January 7th, 2016

Murdoch students will put their skills be on show at Southbound

Solar powered wheelie bin speakers designed and built by Engineering students will be one of the many acquired learning skills Murdoch University students will put on display at the 2016 Southbound Festival this weekend

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Frontline counselling experience helps Masters students and the Whealtbelt community

December 11th, 2015

Master of Counselling students Yvette Patrick and Andre Burton

An 18-week work placement in the Wheatbelt has propelled the development of two Master of Counselling students Yvette Patrick and Andre Burton, and in the process helped members of the region suffering from mental health issues.

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Upgraded simulation suite boosts nursing education

September 17th, 2015

Murdoch nursing students Meagan Bulmer (left) and Elizabeth Marshall with a manikin in the simulation suite

Murdoch University has upgraded simulation facilities used to teach student nurses at its Peel Campus.

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Murdoch students complete decade of free chiro care in North West

August 31st, 2015

The 2015 chiro team pictured on Mt Nameless (Jarndunmunha), L to R; Dr Lyndon Amorin-Woods (supervisor), Dylan Moltoni, Nils Osseiran, Kikki Grevle Iveland, Kristen Sheppard, James Levien, Peta Chien, Dr Bill Hayward (supervisor) Alyssa Chan, Marthin Mikkelsen (front).

Murdoch University fifth year chiropractic students offered free treatments to members of the public in the remote Pilbara region recently – the 10th consecutive year students from Murdoch have made the trip.

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Worthy recipients receive assistance through scholarships

July 6th, 2015

Emma Ryder, WSM Company Secretary John Williams, Joshua Atkinson

Two recipients from the Kwinana area have been chosen to receive the 2015 Waste Stream Management Scholarships worth $5000 a year over the length of a three or four year degree. Waste Stream Management is a Kwinana-based company that wants to assist students in the local area who are experiencing financial barriers to tertiary education. […]

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