UQ Medical School consultations

14 April 2015

Are you ready to study at UQ Medical School?

As in previous years, UQ Medical School Program Director Dr. Jenny Schafer will be holding compulsory one-on-one consultations with students to determine their suitability for the UQ MD program and their motivations for practicing medicine. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the program, clinical placements, internships in Australia, and more. The consultations will be held for applicants wishing to begin the program for the 2016 intake.

UQ Medical School
UQ Medical School Program Director Dr. Jenny Schafer

Consultation Schedule

Toronto: Monday, May 4 – Wednesday, May 6
Calgary: Thursday, May 7
Vancouver: Friday, May 8 & Saturday, May 9
Do you have questions about the UQ Med School consultations? Email OzTREKK Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Sarah Bridson at sarah@oztrekk.com.
UQ School of Medicine Program Director Dr. Jennifer Schafer is a graduate of the UQ Medical School. She is a general practitioner with more than 25 years of clinical experience, 15 years working with the media, and a career including medical teaching for patients, lay public, medical students, GP registrars, doctors and other health professionals, including eLearning. Her role with the University of Queensland includes leadership in the development and delivery of the Doctor of Medicine program, particularly the Clinical Skills Program.

About the UQ Medical School Program

Program: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Semester intake: January
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: UQ Medical School applications are assessed on a rolling admissions (first come, first served) basis. It is strongly recommended that applicants apply as early as possible to increase their chances of timely assessment.

Entry Requirements

  • Completed degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD)
  • GPA equivalent to 5.0 on UQ’s 7.0 scale
  • MCAT score (minimum of 8/8/8 or 8/8/M/8) or GAMSAT score (minimum of 50 in each section)
  • Compulsory consultative meeting with the UQ School of Medicine

Who Should Apply

Students who have completed their MCAT and have met the minimum MCAT requirements, and those who have completed their studies with a minimum 65% cumulative average are encouraged to apply. Students applying to the UQ MD 2016 intake who will be completing their studies in Spring 2015 are encouraged to start the application process by submitting their UQ Medical School application to OzTREKK as soon as possible.

Apply to the University of Queensland Doctor of Medicine program!


Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Sarah Bridson at for more information about how to apply to the MD program at UQ Medical School, or if you have questions about the consultations. Email Sarah at sarah@oztrekk.com.