We encourage applicants to contact the School of Medicine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support office to discuss your interest in applying.
You can reach the School office direct via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0246 203 600.
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How to apply
1. Meet the minimum academic requirements
Applicants must have completed the NSW HSC or Tertiary equivalent.
2. Lodge an Application with the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), and include:
UAC Code 725505 – Doctor of Medicine.
Please see the UAC Guide or UAC website for more information.
3. Complete the School of Medicine MD online registration form
Complete the online MD registration form below. Applications open 1 August 2019 and must be submitted to the University by Midnight AEST 30 September 2019. Late applications will not be considered.
4. Provide the following Supporting Documentation
Confirmation of Aboriginality and Torres Strait Islander Identity
You will be required to provide the following documents prior to attending an Interview with the School of Medicine. Certified copies of these documents can be lodged in person to any Campus Student Centre or if you are unable to lodge in person; certified copies can be mailed to:
Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith NSW 2751
Step 1- Statutory Declaration Self Declaration (original or certified copy)
The Statutory Declaration Step 1 is a compulsory Self-Declaration. The Statutory Declaration Step 1 section must be completed by the applicant and witnessed by an approved witness.
Step 2- Community Confirmation Statutory Declaration or existing Community Confirmation or equivalent (original or certified copy)
The Statutory Declaration Step 2 is a Community Confirmation. All applicants are required to either complete Step 2 or provide a certified copy of their existing Confirmation of Aboriginality (or equivalent) in conjunction with the completed Self Declaration in Step 1.
If you are experiencing problems submitting these documents, please contact the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support office within the School of Medicine at email@example.com or call 0246 203 600.
5. Attend Interview
Interviews are held in early November.
If you are invited to an interview, there will generally be questions about motivation, educational experience and aspirations, though the most important criterion is your passion and desire to become a doctor.
Applicants will need to provide supporting documentation such as a transcript of academic records, resumes and other documents of community involvement.
The structured panel below will take all these factors into account when making an offer.
The panel consists of:
- The Dean
- Professor of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
- An Academic
- A Community Member
6. Meet Inherent Requirements
Please ensure you read Inherent Requirements for Medicine prior to applying.
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