Sydney Medical School information sessions in Canada

13 February 2015

OzTREKK is pleased to announce that the Sydney Medical School Dean of Medicine Professor Bruce Gregory Robinson will be presenting an information session in Toronto on Thursday, February 26 and in Vancouver on Friday, February 27 for anyone interested in studying medicine at the Sydney Medical School! Along with Professor Robinson, the Dean of the Sydney Faculty of Dentistry Professor Chris Peck will also be presenting. Both Deans will be available for a question-and-answer period following the sessions.
After each University of Sydney information session in Toronto and Vancouver, you are invited to stay for the Sydney Alumni reception (from 7 – 9 p.m.) to speak to University of Sydney graduates. Chat with Sydney Uni alumni about their time in Australia, their experiences, and the accreditation and licensing processes. Get all your questions answered by speaking directly with the Deans and OzTREKK staff!

University of Sydney Medical School
Find out more about Sydney Medical School by attending this information session!

Toronto Sydney Medical School Information Session

Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time: 6 – 7 p.m. followed Alumni Get-together from 7 – 9 p.m.
Venue: Westin Harbour Castle Toronto, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario

Vancouver Sydney Medical School Information Session

Date: Friday, February 27, 2015
Time: 6 – 7 p.m. followed Alumni Get-together from 7 – 9 p.m.
Venue: Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, BC
We look forward to seeing you! Don’t forget to RSVP!
This is your opportunity to learn more about the University of Sydney’s Doctor of Medicine program:

  • Admissions requirements
  • Program structure
  • Application deadlines
  • Clinical rotations
  • Medical licensing
  • Accreditation
  • What happens when you return to Canada after completing the Sydney MD.
  • Meet University of Sydney alumni and hear about their experiences!

About Sydney Medical School Dean Professor Bruce Robinson

Professor Robinson is an Endocrinologist and has been Head of the Molecular Genetics Unit, (now Cancer Genetics Unit) at the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital since 1989. His research has focused on identifying the genetic causes contributing to the formation of tumours in endocrine glands such as the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pituitary.
He recently formed the International SDH Consortium gathering families from around the world to define the relationships between phaeochromocytoma / paraganglioma and the SDH genes. In addition his lab has characterized mutations and their consequences in sporadic tumours of the thyroid adrenal and recently in brain tumours.
Since 2001 he has been the Chairman of Hoc Mai, the University of Sydney’s Australia Vietnam Medical Foundation. He has supervised 25 PhD students.

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program

The Doctor of Medicine program is a four-year professional postgraduate-entry course with three primary aims for graduates: excellent clinical skills and preparedness for practice; experience in research; and experience and awareness of health in an international setting. It includes weekly clinical experience in leading hospitals from the very first weeks, regular problem-based learning exercises in small groups, traditional lectures with expert practitioners, and ongoing opportunities to participate in research.
Program: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales (Camperdown/Darlington campus)
Next semester intake: February 2016
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: Main round: Monday, July 6, 2015; October round: Monday, September 7, 2015*
*Please note that applications must be at the OzTREKK office by July 3, 2015 at 12 noon / September 4, 2015 at 12 noon in order for your complete application to be submitted to the university on time.

Apply now to Sydney Medical School!


If you have questions about the information sessions, please contact OzTREKK Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Sarah Bridson. Sarah can assist you with your medical school application, and answer any questions you may have regarding Australian Medical Schools! Email Sarah at or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.