Australian Summer Special 2016

March 17, 2015

Gap Medics is offering your students the experience of a lifetime this summer, spending their time on an overseas healthcare work experience placement in Africa, Asia or Europe. 

A weekend on the beach for pre-medical students Gemma and Cally! Whether they have already been accepted into medical school, or are still deciding if a career in healthcare is right for them, Gap Medics offers unrivalled educational experience and not to mention a once in a lifetime travel opportunity. 

With a minimum of 23 hours hospital shadowing experience each week in departments such as Surgery, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics (and even dentistry), there really is something for everyone.

Our programmes are tailor made to suit the student’s interests, and on a typical day they could be scrubbing in to observe a surgery, participating in ward rounds and attending doctors meetings. On top of this students will receive ‘Global Health Tutorials’ three times a week, lead by healthcare professionals, learning about topics relevant to their destination.

Monday-Friday students will be shadowing their mentor within the hospital, but evenings and weekends are their opportunity to explore their chosen host country! From elephant trekking through the Thai jungle to safaris at epic national parks, or skiing some of Europe’s greatest slopes, we are offering a bespoke 2-week summer adventure that will suit all interests!

Parents can rest assured we will be taking the best of care of all students enrolled on our program, with safety being Gap Medics top priority. At each destination we have our very own fully staffed, secure guesthouses only accessible to our students and staff. With 24-hour security and staff onsite overnight, the students truly are in safe hands.

The Forest House, Morogoro, TanzaniaTo ensure this opportunity is open to as many students as possible we have set aside a wide range of program dates, so they can pick which will work best for them:

13th December – 26th December

20th December – 2nd January

27th December – 9th January

3rd   January   – 6th January

10th January   – 23rd January

17th January   – 30th January


Our summer programs do fill extremely quickly, so if this is of interest to any of your students, it is encouraged that they book a place as soon as possible to ensure they don’t miss out.

You can direct them to our website, or if they would prefer to speak to a member of our friendly student placement team they can call us toll free on 1800-351-691 or email