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2011 NZMSA Sports Exchange Host

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The 2011 NZMSA executive is delighted to call for bids to host the 2011 NZMSA Sports Exchange on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th July. The NZMSA Sports Exchange started in 2010 with a fantastic weekend in Christchurch and bids are welcomed from all current NZMSA members who would like to organise another brilliant […]

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Social Media Guide

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Do you use Facebook? Google? Social Media is now an integral part in life of a medical student. However, not everyone may be aware of the implications on your career. A Social Media Guide is now available to help you maintain your professional standards while using social media. Check it out here. Promotional video available […]

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Christchurch Leading Vampire Cup

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The University of Otago, Christchurch, is currently leading the Vampire Cup with less than 2 weeks remaining. The Vampire Cup is NZMSA’s annual blood drive, with the winning school being the school with the most donations per student population. If you’ve donated blood in the last 3 months, register your donation now at http://legacy.nzmsa.org.nz/events/the-vampire-cup. If […]

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Wellbeing Awareness Month – September

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Making Medical School a better place to be Due to the nature of our training and what we do, we as medical students are exposed to a variety of difficult and stressful situations. Most of the time we generally cope reasonably well, and discussions about “Wellbeing issues” can feel out-of-place and often associated with stigma. […]

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Vampire Cup – Annual Medical School Blood Drive

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Definition of “medical students”: noun, pl. Persons attending medical school who all aspire to to save lives and also happen to be very competitive… NZMSA has got the perfect competition for you – The Vampire Cup. An annual competition between each of the medical schools (Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland) to see which can donate […]