Student Careers Night

Are you a public health student? Wanting to explore career options in Health promotion? Not sure where to start? The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) South Australian Branches are holding a student careers night with a focus on health promotion over Zoom on Monday 2nd November 2020. You’llContinue reading “Student Careers Night”

Student Careers Night

Are you a public health student? Wanting to explore career options in Health promotion? Not sure where to start? The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA) South Australian Branches are holding a student careers night with a focus on health promotion over Zoom on Monday 2nd November 2020. You’llContinue reading “Student Careers Night”

October Mental Health Month

In Australia, suicide rates have continued to rise over the last decade. The challenge to bend this curve is immense, especially in the context of COVID-19 and the recent bushfire season. These events have disrupted our lives and impacted the psychological health of almost every Australian in some way or another. Those individuals with pre-existingContinue reading “October Mental Health Month”

Call for Abstracts – 2020 SA State Population Conference

Submissions Close – Sunday 18th October 2020 ** Deadline Extended The SA State Population Health Conference is the premier developmental opportunity for emerging public health researchers and practitioners to present their work to a local audience.  In 2020, public health has been in the spotlight on both a global and local level. Events including theContinue reading “Call for Abstracts – 2020 SA State Population Conference”

‘Public Health in the Spotlight’ Virtual Conference

Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) South Australian Branch – 2020 Conference Over the past 12 months, Public Health has more than ever been in the spotlight on both a global and local level. Events including the summer bushfires and the Coronavirus pandemic have highlighted the importance and an improved understanding of public health withinContinue reading “‘Public Health in the Spotlight’ Virtual Conference”

A Two Way Street

Mental Health & Physical Activity Not to be confused with exercise, the World Health Organization (WHO) defines, “physical activity as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure”. These activities include working, carrying out daily household chores, playing and engaging in recreational pursuits (WHO, 2018). In 2017-2018, less than 55% of adultContinue reading “A Two Way Street”

More than a Higher Education

At Torrens University, by removing the traditional university learning format of the overcrowded auditorium in favour of small classes, of up to 20 students, the classes at Torrens provide individualised learning and provide a feeling of community and warm welcoming. Many of my classmates were international students, hailing from all over the globe, including India,Continue reading “More than a Higher Education”