UQ School of Medicine welcomes new professor

26 May 2015

The UQ School of Medicine is delighted to advise that Professor Nicholas Hawkins commenced on Monday, May 4 in the role of Professor of Innovative Technology in Medical Education.

UQ Medical School
UQ Professor Nick Hawkins

Professor Hawkins will provide leadership in innovation in medical education, with specific reference to the discipline of pathology, as well as build and maintain a vibrant research program in relation to these educational activities, and support research and teaching in the discipline of pathology.
Professor Hawkins obtained his PhD at the University of New South Wales (NSW) and holds specialist qualifications in Anatomical Pathology (FRCPA).  He has just completed a term as Head of School of Medical Sciences and Professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of NSW.  Professor Hawkins has excellent track records in teaching and research and brings a broad range of skills to his appointment as Professor of Innovative Technology in Medical Education at SOM.
There is no doubt that Professor Hawkins’s qualifications, skills, experience and personal attributes will allow him to excel in this important role.

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

Apply to the University of Queensland Doctor of Medicine program!


Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Medical Schools Admissions Officer Sarah Bridson for more information about how to apply to the MD program at UQ Medical School. Email Sarah at sarah@oztrekk.com or call 1-866-698-7355 (toll free in Canada).