Student networking and education sessions

Student Networking and Inter-Professional Sessions (SNIPS) are relaxed sessions to learn and meet students from other universities and disciplines.

SNIPS are held regularly in Alice Springs in Central Australia and Darwin in the Top End. If you are located in Tennant Creek, Nhulunbuy or Katherine, you can present or participate via videoconference.

SNIPS Central Australia (Alice Springs)

SNIPS (Central Australia) is held regularly in Alice Springs.
Visit the Centre for Remote Health website for more details. 

SNIPS Top End (Darwin)

SNIPS (Top End) is held fortnightly in the Flinders University building at Royal Darwin Hospital. Come along for tea or coffee and listen to speakers talk about their profession or experience in the Northern Territory. Bookings are not required.

These sessions also provide a forum for students who would are required to do presentations for their placement or who would like to share their own experiences.

Email the placement team at if you are interested in presenting at one of these sessions.


2018 sessions

Wed 14 Feb 12:00 - 1:00pm Centre for Disease Control: Something for Everyone (PDF 182KB) Dr Vicki Krause, Director, CDC
Wed 28 Feb 12:00 - 1:00pm TeamHEALTH – Supporting your mental health journey (PDF 85KB) Olivia Jarnell, Team Leader, TeamHEALTH
Fri 16 Mar 12:00 - 1:00pm Nutrition in Remote Top End Communities (PDF 83KB) Lara Stoll, Public Health Nutritionist/ Dietician, TEHS
Wed 28 Mar 12:00 - 1:00pm Drugs Day Out: Pharmacology overview with Dr Tan (PDF 83KB) Dr Yean Yeow Tan, CDU
Wed 11 Apr 12:00 - 1:00pm Working in Remote: Is it a good fit for you? (PDF 282KB) Narelle Campbell, Flinders NT
Wed 18 Apr 12:00 - 1:00pm What is it like working as a graduate in the NT (PDF 282KB) Narelle Campbell, Flinders NT
Wed 9 May 12:00 - 1:00pm Burns Rehabilitation in the Top End (PDF 365KB) Jennifer O'Neill, Occupational Therapist, Royal Darwin Hospital
Wed 23 May 12:00 - 1:00pm Pathways for an Acute Charcot Neuroarthropathy (PDF 280KB) Sally Lamond, Prosthetics, Orthotics & Podiatry Department, Royal Darwin Hospital
Wed 6 Jun 12:00 - 1:00pm Communicating with clients with Dementia (PDF 77KB) Klem Hedenig, Dementia Australia
Wed 20 Jun 12:00 - 1:00pm Rural and Remote Healthcare Practice. Is it a career killer? (PDF 77KB) Leigh Moore, Flinders NT
Wed 4 Jul 12:00 - 1:00pm The Itchy & Scratchy Show (PDF 366KB) Irene O'Meara & Hannah Woerle
One Disease
Wed 18 Jul 12:00 - 1:00pm Nutritional Requirements - Renal Disease (PDF 293KB) Christine West, Renal Dietician
Top End Health Service
Fri 3 Aug 12:00 - 1:00pm SNIPS to make you SMILE (PDF 73KB) Dr Mohan Kandasamy
A/Clinical Manager, Oral Health
Top End Health Service
Fri 17 Aug 12:00 - 1:00pm Lessons Learned from Cyclone Marcus (PDF 81KB) Xavier Schobben, Director Environmental Health 
Wed 29 Aug 12:00 - 1:00pm P & O: not just a cruise line (PDF 103KB) Steven Quach, Prosthetist/Orthotist
Top End Health Service
Wed 14 Sep 12:00 - 1:00pm Viral Hepatitis (PDF 67KB) Dr Jane Davies
Infectious Diseases & General Medicine Physician
Royal Darwin Hospital
Wed 26 Sep 12:00 - 1:00pm The Importance of Independent, Unbiased Education Sessions (PDF 68KB) Dr Alice Gilbert
Senior Clinical Pharmacist
Top End Health Service


2017 sessions

7th Jun 3:30 - 4:30pm Positive Outcomes for People with Down Syndrome
21st Jun 3:30 - 4:30pm Understanding and Supporting the Communication Difficulties of Yol?u living with MJD
5th Jul 3:30 - 4:30pm Verbal exchange health literacy of patients/intro to audiology in the top end
19th Jul 3:30 - 4:30pm Case study presentation
2nd Aug 3:30 - 4:30pm Foot screening module and training program
16th Aug 3:30 - 4:30pm Pathways of care for an acute Charcot neuroarthropathy
30th Aug 3:30 - 4:30pm Abuse of Older Australians
 13 Sept  12:00 - 1:00pm False Positive Results in STIs and the Implications for Child Protection in the NT
29 Sep 12:00 - 1:00pm Working in Remote: Is it a good fit for you?
11 Oct 12:00 - 1:00pm What is it like working as a graduate in the NT?
25 Oct 12:00 - 1:00pm The Deal with Drugs in Darwin: issues with legal medications
8 Nov 12:00 - 1:00pm Dementia: communicating with clients and understanding behaviours
 22 Nov  12:00 - 1:00pm When Should You Consult a Paediatric Speech Pathologist; signs and symptoms to look out for and expected developmental milestones
15 Dec 12:00 - 1:00pm MEDCAN in the NT including an update on medical marijuana in the NT