ACT Health Vacation Study Program

2016-2017 Program now closed
2017-18 Program will open in September 2017

The ACT Health vacation study program offers students the opportunity at the end of 2nd/3rd and 4th year, to participate and gain experience in research at ACT Health. Students should be studying one of the following disciplines:

  • Medicine
  • Medical Science
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Allied Health

The program provides students with an opportunity to learn valuable research skills which is an important part of university study. This program promotes development of research skills in students which is becoming increasingly important in medical science training. The Research Office will administer this process.

ACT Health vacation study program is not funded and students will need to be able to fund themselves during the study period.

The program runs for a six week period during the university summer vacation. Successful applicants will be required to:

  • Complete ACT Health essential education prior to commencing their projects
  • Complete a project summary report at the end of their study period.


Contact Us

Direct enquiries to:
Cath Rollinson ACT Health Research Office, Level 6, Building 10 Canberra Hospital
Tel: (02) 6174 5257
Email: health.research.office@act.gov.au