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Medical elective student placements

NOTE: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Hospital will only be considering applications from local students until July 2021.

Please read the following information carefully before applying for an elective placement:

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital offers an Elective Program for a limited number of local and International students.  Our Elective Program is designed for students who are in their final/penultimate year of their degree.  We offer placements in ENT and Ophthalmology. Research electives are not part of this program. Please view a sample timetable here.

If you are interested in undertaking an elective with us, please download and read our Guidelines carefully before proceeding with your application. For more information, and to confirm dates available, please contact the Education Officer via email



Medical Elective Program Information Guide

Medical Elective Program Application Form

Confidentiality Agreement

Credit Card Authorisation Form

Staff Health Screening Form

Weekly Timetable for Medical Observers/Elective Students