Studying medicine can leave minimal time for personal development or creative pursuits, but a new Flinders University music elective is going to change that.


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Studying medicine can leave minimal time for personal development or creative pursuits, but diversion into the arts can have many benefits for budding doctors, as students in a new Flinders University music elective are discovering.

‘Ectopic Beats’ is the product of the Music for Health elective for second-year students, being piloted this semester as part of a new, compulsory Personal and Professional Development (PPD) component in Flinders’ Doctor of Medicine.

As producer of around half of South Australia’s medicine graduates, …

Flinders University creative science writer Dr. Danielle Clode took out the Max Fatchen Fellowship at this year’s Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. The $15,000 Max Fatchen Fellowship was presented to Dr. Clode whose latest books will be released in August.


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Flinders University creative science writer Dr. Danielle Clode took out the Max Fatchen Fellowship at this year’s Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature.

She joined the likes of Tim Winton (WA), national Premier’s Award winner Eva Hornung, Emily Steel, Jude Aquilina, Edoardo Crismani and Flinders PhD student Annette Marner (SA) and Wendy Orr, Pam Brown and Justine Larbalestier (NSW) on the winners’ list at the Adelaide Writers’ Week held all week at the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Gardens. …

Flinders University researchers have made a discovery that can help respond to the decline of insect pollinators, creating a future of greater food security.


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Researchers have made a discovery that could help respond to the global decline of insect pollinators, and create a future of greater food security.

Hoverflies?have been found to respond to a number of different floral cues in a new study led by Flinders University and colleagues at National Centre for Biological Sciences, India.

Nearly 75% of the world’s crops rely on animal pollination, but nearly 40% of our insect pollinators are facing extinction due to pesticide use, …

The ‘secret lives’ of South Australia’s white sharks is set to be revealed by a new research project led by Flinders University’s Dr Charlie Huveneers.


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The ‘secret lives’ of South Australia’s white sharks is set to be revealed by a new research project led by one of Australia’s prominent shark researchers, Flinders University’s Dr Charlie Huveneers.

The leader of the Southern Shark Ecology Group, Dr Huveneers is specifically looking at white shark predatory strategies and whether shark cage-diving affects the behaviour of sharks at South Australia’s Neptune Islands, the only location where white shark cage-diving takes place in Australia. …



Destination Adelaide

Study Adelaide has produced a fantastic new video which follows the journey of four international students upon their arrival, through their study and life in Adelaide and beyond.

KOM Consultants is the Canadian Application Centre for three universities located in Adelaide, Australia.  Contact KOM today to start your application to any of these schools.

University of Adelaide  

The University of Adelaide was established in 1874 and is the third oldest university in Australia. …



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Flinders Graduate Entry Medical School is now accepting applications for February 2015

There are three distinct rounds for applications at Flinders Medical School:

  • Early Decision Round by 14th April 2014
  • Main Round by 27 June 2014
  • Late Applications until 12 December 2014

As this program is a graduate entry program, Canadian applicants would need to hold a Bachelor’s degree and an Admission Test results (MCAT or GAMSAT). …



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Canadian KOM Alumni talks about studying at Flinder’s Medical School

Not sure if you want to apply to Medical Schools abroad? Here is proof that it is worth the experience!

 

“Ever since the day I started my application to the Flinders Medical program, the school has been unbelievably welcoming and genuinely concerned about my successful transition to Flinders from Canada.   I applied quite late to the program, and had about three weeks to prepare myself for the move before classes started.   …



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KOM CONSULTANTS Study in Australia Winter TOUR finishes at University of British Columbia TODAY

Thursday 13 March 2014 
University of British Columbia 
Information Booths, Henry Angus Room 034 (2053 Main Mall)    
11:30am-1:30pm 

Stop by our booth to check out overseas options of Studying in Australia & the UK.

Looking for options to Australian Medical School or Australian Law School in Australia? Would you like to study  Fashion Design or Textiles in Australia? …



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KOM CONSULTANTS Study in Australia Winter TOUR heads to British Columbia tomorrow:  Simon Fraser University

Wednesday 12 March 2014 
Simon Fraser University   
Academic Quadrangle East and South  
10am-3pm

Stop by our booth to check out overseas options of Studying in Australia & the UK.

Looking for options to Australian Medical School or Australian Law School in Australia? Would you like to study  Fashion Design or Textiles in Australia? …



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KOM CONSULTANTS Study in Australia Winter TOUR stops at University of Alberta tomorrow

Tuesday 11 March 2014 
University of Alberta  
Student Union Building 
10am-3pm

Stop by our booth to check out overseas options of Studying in Australia & the UK.

Looking for options to Australian Medical School or Australian Law School in Australia? Would you like to study  Fashion Design or Textiles in Australia?

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  • Adelaide Law School
  • Flinders Medical School
  • RMIT University
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