Student Clinical Placement

Clinical Placement Coordinator
Phone: +61 (03) 5722 5149
Margaret Boyd Education Centre
Dixon Street, Wangaratta VIC 3677

A student placement at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the perfect choice if you are looking for a rewarding experience and a well-rounded introduction to your chosen career path.

We have a 24/7 Emergency Department and provide an extensive range of health care services to more than 90,000 people across North East Victoria. We are also a major provider of education and welcome more than 500 students from universities and TAFES across Australia every year.

As a student, you will take part in a diverse range of clinical experiences and training opportunities that supports your professional development and helps you achieve your learning goals.

Register for a placement

To register for a placement at Northeast Health you will need to contact your education provider as all placement bookings are made via Placeright.

Compulsory pre-placement orientation

All Undergraduate and Postgraduate students need to complete the NHW Online Orientation Program.

Orientation should take approximately 30 minutes to complete and provides information about your placement including start time, hospital orientation venue, car parking and accommodation, if required.

Important Information

Please make sure you have completed the following;

  1. NHW Online Orientation Program
  2. Online Hand Hygiene training prior to arrival (Print certificate)
  3. Print and complete ALL forms from the Orientation Program
  4. Provide a printed copy of ALL paperwork required for placement

students checking patient medical records

Student Accommodation

Onsite accommodation is currently unavailable at NHW and budget-friendly accommodation is limited in Wangaratta so please ensure you book your accommodation as early as possible.

Accommodation options near Wangaratta include;

Student Support Programs

Going Rural – Access student support programs, including information on student accommodation, financial assistance for clinical placements, online learning and other activities at

RWAV (Rural Workforce Agency Victoria) – Rural Clinical Placement Grants for students studying at Victorian Universities. Students will now be required to apply for the grant BEFORE commencement of the clinical placement. See website for information:

On the completion of your placement you will be asked to provide feedback via the online Post Placement Survey

Useful Links

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) Visitor Map.pdf

Rural City of Wangaratta

Visit Wangaratta – Find out about what’s happening in the region