Health sciences and allied health

Allied health practitioners help us live life to the fullest. Public health specialists promote health and prevent disease. A career in either means improving the wellbeing of populations.

A world of wellbeing is a world of well beings

A degree that belongs on your bucket list

Your time with us is about more than finding a career. It's also about discovering new places and experiences. As our student, you can complete part of your degree overseas, and you'll also get access to a range of international community engagement projects.

Rehabilitation
Occupational therapy
Public health officer
Speech pathology

Meet our people

Lucy Read
Exercise science and public health student

“I want to give all young Australians the opportunity to live long and healthy lives by reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity in our country. With my background in exercise science and public health I hope to have the skills and knowledge to help tackle this huge health issue.”

Professor Paul Carding
Professor of Speech Pathology

Professor Paul Carding has 25 years of senior clinical experience in voice disorders working in a national centre of excellence in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). He has secured around $6 million in funded research grants and has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, three books and nine book chapters. He has also supervised more than 20 PhD and masters students to completion.

Professor Carding’s main research areas are the diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders related to cancer and neurological disease and also vocal misuse/abuse.