SHARP (Student Health Alliance for Rural Populations) Member

Activity overview

How is this program run?

This program is running both face-to-face and online.

What will I do?

The Student Health Alliance for Rural Populations (SHARP) is all about providing fantastic events and opportunities for health and medical students. Our activities range from rural high school visits, Indigenous festivals, rural road trips, social activities, and guest speaker nights, to supporting students on rural placements. Whether you are from the city or country, we hope our activities give you many reasons to go rural and stay rural! By being involved you will assist with running rural health-related opportunities which support your personal and professional development, such as networking with health and medical students from other NRHSN Rural Health Clubs.

How will I benefit?

Generate members’ interest and enthusiasm for contributing to the health workforce and furthering health outcomes for rural and remote Australia

How do I apply?

Sign me up!

  1. Visit UOW SHARP webpage
  2. Join the UOW SHARP Club
  3. Connect with SHARP via the Facebook page

Are there any special requirements for this role?

Yes, to get involved you need to be a student studying nursing, medicine or allied health with an interest in rural, remote and Indigenous health.

Minimum requirements for UOWx recognition

To receive UOWx recognition, you must complete the following:

  • An 'engaged' student will need to complete a minimum of 20 hours within a calendar year
  • A 'highly engaged' student will need to complete a minimum of 60 hours within a calendar year  

Further information

Visit the SHARP website.

Where? When? Time commitment Type Learning Streams
  • Wollongong
  • Autumn Session
  • Spring Session
  • Summer
  • Winter
2 hours per week
  • Volunteer
  • Collaboration and Communication
  • Community and Social Change
  • Global and Cultural Awareness
  • Mentoring and Wellbeing