The Bundaberg Regional Clinical Unit is part of the Rural Clinical School and is situated within the Bundaberg Hospital campus

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The centre comprises of:

  • a state-of-the-art clinical simulation lab
  • task trainers and clinical skills facilities
  • a mock ward
  • a medical library
  • extensive teaching and learning resources
  • study and interaction spaces.


Clinical training is delivered through public and private healthcare providers including:

  • Bundaberg Hospital
  • General Practitioners
  • Private Specialists
  • Other community-based healthcare providers.

Bundy, as it’s affectionately known, is a thriving regional centre roughly 360 km north of Brisbane. The region is home to some 100,000 people. The traditional owners of the land are the Taribelang Bunda and Gurang Gurang People.

The Bundaberg region is famous for its natural attractions – turtles, whales, manta rays, beaches, rivers, gorges and the Great Barrier Reef, which starts here. Bundy is perhaps best known for its breweries and distilleries, and the sugarcane and fresh produce that inspired them. 

Find out more about the Bundaberg region

Residential accommodation is available to students in a modern unit complex owned and managed by UQ.

The complex comprises four three-bedroom and four two-bedroom units opening onto a central courtyard. All units are fully furnished and feature private study spaces, internet access, fans and airconditioning.

The complex is centrally located within walking distance of the main teaching hospitals and practices.

More information on accommodation and student residence house rules can be found in the UQRCS Student Acommodation Support Guideline for 2022 and 2023




Bundaberg Clinical Unit

Rural Health Scholarship Endowment - Bundaberg

Help us ensure the future of medical education and care in Bundaberg through the student scholarship endowment. The scholarships will support and encourage medical students to continue their rural training in the Bundaberg region, and hopefully many will choose to stay right here in Bundaberg caring for our friends, family members, neighbours and loved ones.

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UQ Rural Clinical School
Bundaberg Hospital
Bourbong Street (PO Box 278)
Bundaberg Qld 4670
T: +61 7 4130  1900 
E: uqrcs.bundaberg@uq.edu.au

Meet Roxanne, a UQ medical student

“Ever since I was a child I have wanted to be involved in medicine. Over the years my passion for science and helping people has increased, signalling to me that medicine was the right pathway to become involved in.”

“The more hands on experience, patient interactions and one on one teaching were my main motivators for me choosing the Bundaberg Clinical Unit. These are the things I feel will make me a better doctor.”