OUMSA has written 23 posts for OUMSA

Procrasti-Jam is coming…

As we all know, Semester Two has jumped up on us crazy quick, and shortly we’ll all be hitting the books hard to do mum and dad proud in exams.. BUT before we all settle into our trackies-only policy and knuckle down for good, OUMSA is providing an opportunity for a more gentle wind-down on […]

OUMSA Elections 2015

Its that time of the year again!   Get excited and get campaigning! Now’s your opportunity to make a good life decision and run for a position on the OUMSA Exec 2016. Being involved in such an organisation holds many benefits including exposure to how they’re run, making good mates, something to write on your […]

Meet Olivia – Social Officer

Meet Olivia (Olive) who is the OUMSA Social Officer.    The recent “Wine and Cheese” evening proved to be a huge success thanks to her great organising abilities and there are many more exciting social events on the OUMSA calendar to come! How did medicine come about for you? I haven’t always wanted to do […]

Meet K Fong – Welfare Officer 2015

Who is K-Fong? Tēnā koutou katoa. I’m known as K-Fong, but my birth certificate reads ‘Kevin Mark Fong’. I was born and raised in West Auckland. I have a degree in Biomedical Sciences (but no knowledge to show for it). This year I have the privilege of being your Welfare Officer on the OUMSA council. My […]

Meet David – Sponsorship Officer 2015

David Burton is our Sponsorship Officer for 2015.   He has been dealing with suppliers and local businesses and organising us some amazing and exclusive deals for OUMSA members!   We hit him up with some questions about what he does and how he is the king of negotiating great deals for OUMSA members.   […]

Meet Tash – President 2015

Who is Tash Austin? Kia Ora! Originally from Invercargill, I made my way into Med via the ‘other’ category with an undergrad in Genetics and Pharmacology and a Masters in Genetics (whew!). After all that study I fled the country to go on my big OE. It began with teaching English in Japan and ended […]

Survive RWA Wilderness Med 2015

On behalf of Justin Venable – some of us went up to Temple Basin last year and did a weekend of Wilderness Medicine in the snow – it was amazing and these guys are ED doctors who are keen on the outdoors and work in some wild and remote places around the world. This trip is […]

Meet Dan – Communications Officer

Next up in our “Meet the Exec” series is Dan Leonard – our Communications Officer for 2015.    Dan grew up in Auckland and moved to Dunedin after living in Taupō for 8 years before deciding on a change in career from IT to medicine.             So what brings you […]

NZMSJ Welcome 2015

        Kia Ora Everyone! The New Zealand Medical Student Journal (NZMSJ) welcomes back students returning to study in 2015, especially to the new 2nd years! Who are we? We offer a supported forum to make the transition from writing for medical school to publishing quality academic work in professional journals. We publish […]

Meet Jess – Vice President and 2nd Year Rep

    Kia ora whānau – welcome to Med, we know you’ll have a great time! Over the upcoming weeks the OUMSA Exec will be telling you a bit about ourselves, so you can get to know us and find out what we do! First up is Jess Lynch, our Vice President and 2nd Year […]

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