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Frequently asked questions
Where is Warrnambool Rural Clinical School?
Warrnambool is the largest city in the Great Ocean Road region, located 263km south-west of Melbourne, approximately a 3-hour drive via Geelong on the Princess Highway or Hamilton Highway. V/Line also runs a return train service from Melbourne to Warrnambool via Geelong several times per day.
The Warrnambool Rural Clinical School is located on Level 1 of South West Healthcare, Ryot Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280.
What does a typical day look like?
Our students are immersed in the clinical environment, looking after patients and completing ward rounds. This clinical learning is paired with a formal teaching program to round out students clinical training at Warrnambool Rural Clinical School.
Is there student accommodation available?
Deakin owns six 4-bedroom homes, all located within 5km of the clinical school, which are available to be rented by medicine students. Alternatively, students can also rent homes privately through the local real estate agents in the area.
Studying at Warrnambool Rural Clinical School
Hear from staff and students about what it's like studying at the Warrnambool Rural Clinical School, part of South West Healthcare. Learn more about how training in Warrnambool can help you maximise your clinical expertise.
The hospital is the perfect size such and allows you to forge strong relationships with the clinical staff while still being exposed to all the relevant pathology for a medical student. It is a fantastic place to engage with your hobbies too, whether it be surfing, art or chess, Warrnambool has a club for you! I can't recommend Warrnambool enough for clinical students.'
Fourth year medicine student 2021
Warrnambool Rural Clinical School
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