We offer a range of support services to domestic nursing and allied health students from universities and vocational education and training organisations, undertaking a rural placement in South Australia.
If you are a University of South Australia student allocated a rural placement, we will contact you directly to provide you with further information on how to register and access placement support.
If you are enrolled with another university or a vocational education and training organization and have been allocated a rural placement, please contact us to find out what support we can offer you.
Please refer to the support matrix which provides details about financial support available.
For further details, please contact DRHStudents@unisa.edu.au
The University of South Australia Department of Rural Health will contact you via email inviting you to log onto the Student Information System (SIS). This is where you can request accommodation, access cultural training and submit requests for financial reimbursement as indicated on the support matrix.
Careful planning and preparation will ensure you get the most enjoyment and professional development from your placement experience. Click here to download your guide to rural placement.
This site is an education portal for health discipline students who are undertaking a rural placement. This useful site contains education sessions, resources and information to give students a better understanding of the clients they may come into contact with. Students will be invited to register via email.
Wi-Fi modems are available for hire by students who are undertaking a rural clinical placement and not living in University of South Australia Department of Rural Health accommodation.
If you require a modem, please complete the online order form.
Polo Shirts can be ordered by students who are undertaking a rural clinical placement and not living in University of South Australia Department of Rural Health accommodation.
If you require a polo shirt, please complete the online order form.