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Kiwi students back Aussie med school model

New Zealander Sam Liao moved to South Australia in 2014 to study medicine at Flinders University instead of applying to ...

New Zealander Sam Liao moved to South Australia in 2014 to study medicine at Flinders University instead of applying to Otago and Auckland med schools.

 

​An Australian medical school touted as a possible blueprint for Waikato is earning strong endorsement from aspiring Kiwi doctors.

Flinders University was the first university in Australia to introduce a four-year graduate-entry medical programme for students – a move since copied by 10 other Australian universities.

The Waikato bid draws inspiration from the Flinders model with its proposal to put graduate-entry students through four years of training, including one year based in a community setting.

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