Clinical placements: Extensive opportunity for industry exposure and community engagement, with students commencing clinical placement in the first semester and being exposed to a wide variety of settings where physiotherapists provide clinical services
Professional recognition: The Brisbane and North Sydney programs are accredited by the Australian Physiotherapy Council. The Ballarat program is accredited for three years with conditions. Graduates are eligible for registration with the Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Students are eligible for membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
BRAND NEW St Brigid’s Health Sciences building at ACU's Ballarat Campus offers cutting edge facilities including anatomy wet laboratories and physiotherapy teaching laboratories. The new resources have the Ballarat Physiotherapy community talking. The Campus welcomed its first cohort of Physiotherapy students in Semester 1 2017. Janet Brown, Physiotherapist USF Medical said —
It was great to see the brand new (and very impressive) School of Physiotherapy – such lucky students!! Best wishes for the start of the 2017 academic year and for every success with the new undergraduate program.”