Where in the World is this?



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No, it is not Gryffindor from Harry Potter.

But it is one of the Residence Cafeterias at University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia.  And the funny thing is that even Sydney students call it Gryffindor.

Established in 1850, University of Sydney embraces it’s historic buildings and campus.

KOM staff Matt Price got to spend a week at University of Sydney and toured the campus and met with staff from all University of Sydney Faculties. …

University of Sydney announces $10.4 million gift plus clinic from staff member for fertility research



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Gift transforms University of Sydney’s approach to
fertility research and treatment

 

The University of Sydney recently announced a major initiative in the field of fertility research and treatment, as it takes over ownership of Westmead IVF Pty Limited, the company which operates the private fertility clinic at Westmead Hospital, Westmead Fertility Centre.

Westmead IVF has been given to the University of Sydney as part of a major gift from a foundation established by one of the University of Sydney’s own alumni and staff members, …

Sydney Medical & Dental Schools application deadline soon



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Australian Medical and Dental Schools will soon be reaching application deadlines for the February 2015 intake.

University of Sydney offers graduate entry Medical and Dental Schools.  Applications close for these schools on Friday 4 July 2014.

Make sure to have all your documents to our office ASAP so we can review your application package and give you the best advise available to make your application the best it can be.

SUBMIT ALL APPLICATIONS TO KOM CONSULTANTS, …

Consider studying Medicine Abroad in Australia



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Did you apply to an Ontario Medical School  this year? 

 

According to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre.

  • In 2013, a record number of 5982 eligible applications applied to Medical Schools in Ontario.  Only 947 spots Medical School spots were available in 2013. 
  •  McMaster University reviewed 4561 applicants for their medical school program.  These applicants were fighting for 1 out of 203 spots.  

Congratulations if you were accepted into a medical program in Ontario.   …

Sydney Medical & Dental School application deadline



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University of Sydney Medical & Dental School applications will be closing in just over a month.  

The Application deadline for Sydney Medical School and Sydney Dental School is July 7, 2014.   

If you are interested in applying for the February 2015 intake, NOW is the time to prepare your application package. Applications must arrive in the KOM office no later than Thursday 3 July 2014. This ensures that we can review and process your application package to meet the deadline. …

University of Sydney’s Hip Hop Society is HAPPY



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Now this is happy…

SoulXPress is the University of Sydney Hip Hop society. Founded in 2006, SoulXPress is the main presence of hip hop and street culture at the University of Sydney.  It’s aim is to promote the four aspects of hip hop culture; dance, dj, mc and graffiti. They specialize in street style dance offering opportunities to learn; hip hop, breaking, popping, locking, urban choreography and many more.

International students are always encouraged to join the many clubs, …

Sydney Medical School graduate is nominated for Nobel Peace Prize



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Nobel Peace Prize Nominee

Doctor Catherine Hamlin, an Australian gynecologist who has spent most of her life in Ethiopia, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, at 90 years of age.

Referred to as a 21st-century Mother Teresa, Dr. Hamlin has revolutionised care of a childbirth injury called obstetric fistula, which occurs when the baby gets stuck in the birth canal and there is no doctor to perform a cesarean section. As many as two million women (and often young teenage girls) worldwide suffer from fistulas. …

Flinders Medical School joins the KOM Study in Australia Tour next week



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Come meet Flinders Medical School during the KOM Study in Australia Winter Tour taking place the first two weeks of March.  

See a listing of which Canadian Universities Flinders Medical School will be visiting.

Medicine at Flinders

The Flinders Medical School was the first in Australia to develop a 4 year graduate-entry Medical program, Doctor of Medicine, as an alternative to traditional 5-6 year courses for school leavers. …

Sydney Medical School & the Sydney BMRI Research Preventing Dementia



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University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI), is evaluating the effects of omega-3 supplements and antidepressants in reducing cognitive decline and depressive symptoms in older people, in a bid to prevent the onset of depression and dementia. Read more:http://bit.ly/1js0esL

A University of Sydney study is looking into the effectiveness of omega-3 supplements and the antidepressant, sertraline, in reducing depressive symptoms and cognitive decline in older people, in a bid to prevent the onset of depression and dementia in later life.The research, …

Sydney Medical School hosts webinar Thursday



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Sydney Medical School 
hosts a
FREE LIVE ONLINE INFORMATION SESSION

Date:  Thursday 27 February 2014 
Time:  6:30pm (Ontario)
Who:   Sydney Medical School 
Where:  This is an online event and takes place in the comfort of your own location

For the first time, Sydney Medical School will be hosting an online live webinar with KOM Consultants.

Join in this webinar to get great information about the Sydney Medical School. …