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

14th February 12:00 - 1:00pm Centre for Disease Control: Something for Everyone (PDF 182KB) Dr Vicki Krause, Director, CDC
28th February  12:00 - 1:00pm  TeamHEALTH – Supporting Your Mental Health Journey Olivia Jarnell, TeamHEALTH
16th March 12:00 - 1:00pm Nutrition in Remote Top End Communities Khia De Silva, Public Health Nutritionist/ Dietician, TEHS
28th March 12:00 - 1:00pm Drugs Day Out: Pharmacology overview with Dr Tan Dr Yean Yeow Tan, CDU


2017 sessions

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