Student Information

Student Information

Bridging Courses

HSC Maths, Chemistry, Biology and Physics are recommended studies for Chiropractic units although introductiory units and bridging courses are available.  If you are concerned about your science loads and are interested in doing a bridging course, there are a few on offer. Please click on the link below for more information.


Enrolment Advice for Master of Chiropractic 2017

You need to complete the "I expect to complete form" and also apply through the UAC by the closing date of 31 October 2016.  Click here for more information.


Student Email

It is a university requirement that all students check their student email account. The Department of Chiropractic sends important information to your student email on a regular basis. This information is to inform students of important deadlines, application processes, exam information, timetabling changes etc. The university also sends imperative information regarding enrolment matters, fee information etc. To avoid missing important dates, announcements or events please check your student email account regularly!


Financial Assistance and Scholarships

Please visit the Department's Scholarships page for information on scholarships and prizes on offer.  These are in addition to the range of scholarships on offer by the university.


Academic Advisors

Undergraduate Program Coordinators

Mr Curtis Rigney, email: curtis.rigney@mq.edu.au or phone: 9850 9381
Ms Hazel Jenkins, email: hazel.jenkins@mq.edu.au or phone: 9850 9383

Postgraduate Program Coordinators

Dr Stephney Whillier, email: stephney.whillier@mq.edu.au or phone 9850 9387
Dr Benjamin Brown, email: benjamin.brown@mq.edu.au or 9850 6383

Exemptions Officers

Assoc Prof Goran Strkalj, email: goran.strkalj@mq.edu.au or phone: 9850 6384
Dr Stephney Whillier, email: stephney.whillier@mq.edu.au or phone 9850 9387
Assoc Prof Subra Vemulpad, email: subramanyam.vemulpad@mq.edu.au or phone: 9850 9385


When do classes start?

All Lectures start in Week 1 (ie the week of 29 February 2016) and some Tutorials and Practicals start in Week 1 others in Week 2. The list of start dates for Tutorials and Practicals will be posted here soon.


Teaching List

List of Unit Convenors 2016


Lab Rules 

You must be inducted into the Lab Rules by your Tutor/Unit Convenor prior to commencing class.  These rules cover dress code, attendance, safety etc. while in the Chiro Labs in E5A level 3.


Supervised Practice Sessions, S1, 2016

These sessions are opportunities for Chiropractic students to practise in a safe and supervised environment.

Running from Week 3 to Week 12 inclusive

 

Time

Supervisor

Room

1

Mon 2-3pm

M Wong

E5A330

2

Tue 9-10am

H Tefaili

E5A310

3

Wed 1-2pm

J Dolan

E5A330

4

Thu 10-11am

S Cannon

E5A310


Consultation Hours

If you would like to see an academic please check the Unit iLearn page for their consultation times.  It is always advisable to make an appointment prior.


Student Staff Liaison Committee

The Head of Department meets with student representatives at least once or twice per semester.  Please send your comments to your student representative or the Macquarie University Chiropractic Student Association (MUCSA) representative for these to be passed onto the committee.


Technique Revision Workshop

These are extra workshops held during the mid-semester break.  They are opportunities to practise in a safe and supervised environment.  They incur a small fee but are optional to attend.  The next workshop will be held in April 2016.  Click here for more detail.


Research Seminar Series

The department organises lunch time research seminars monthly. Students are encouraged to attend. Visit the department Research page for more information.


Clinics

For any  enquiries regarding clinic shifts or other concerns relating to the clinics please contact:

Rosemary Giuriato, Head of Department & Director Clinics, on 9850 6992
Sophie Lennan, Clinic Coordinator, on 9850 2300 or mobile 0458 717 2860458 717 286

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