Wagga Medicine students | Wellbeing checklist

Published: 23 Jan 2023

Starting medicine, moving house, relocating to Wagga, or all three? We've put together a simple checklist to help you stay on top of things. Actively pursuing a state of wellbeing will not only help you to enjoy your study, but also form healthy work habits to sustain you throughout your career. 

Find medical support! 

Find a GP you like and register as a patient with their practice. Familiarise yourself with local mental health supports. 

Get reading!

Read The Medical Students' Guide to Wagga Wagga

Go exploring!

Have a look around town and make sure you can locate essential amenities. 

Stay social, stay active!

Consider joining any sporting, social, or religious organisations you're interested in.

Plan when and where you'll exercise.

Join a society!

The Wagga Wagga Rural Undergraduate Medical Society (WRUMS) was created for UNSW medical students at the Wagga Wagga rural campus. You'll receive academic and social support, attend various social events across the year, and be supported as you settle into campus life. 


The Rural Allied Health and Medical Society (RAHMS) is made up of more than 1400 students from both city and country areas. The society is for medical, optometry and vision science, social work, exercise physiology, psychology, public health and biomedical engineering students, as well as anyone else interested in rural health. 


Know what support is available to you!

Familiarise yourself with the UNSW student support services on offer. Here are just a few:

Don't forget to say hello to the Student Wellbeing Support Advisor! 

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