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Making a difference in Fiji and Pacific Islands
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
For thousands in Fiji and across the Pacific, access to highly skilled primary health care professionals in rural and remote communities can be lifesaving.  So when James Cook University’s (JCU) Doctor Ruth Eagles was given the opportunity to assist with establishing the country’s first Postgraduate Diploma of Family Medicine through Fiji National University, she jumped at the chance, packing up her young family and relocating to Suva for six months.

UK student’s excellent dentistry adventure
Thu, 1 Nov 2018
Not many dentistry students decide to travel across the world to re-connect with the tutor who supervised their first tooth extraction.

Passport to (dental) adventure
Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Have scalpel, will travel. Seven JCU Bachelor of Dental Surgery students recently found themselves treating outreach patients within temples in rural Sri Lanka.

James Cook University’s Zambian class of 2018
Fri, 8 Jun 2018
Low rainfall is not a commonly accepted excuse for late assignments – unless you are a Zambian pharmacist tackling a Master’s degree online with James Cook University.

Medicine and Maple Syrup
Fri, 4 May 2018
James Cook University medicine students, Elizabeth Edwards and Keane Henderson travelled to the land of milk and maple syrup for a four week placement in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Fraser McBean interview

Listen to a great interview with Fraser McBean, Rural QLD Today

Lynn Kratcher Bursary 2017

Find out more about the Lynn Kratcher Memorial Bursary

Suturing Workshop

Students experience skill enhancing activities.