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

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The centre comprises:

  • 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
  • Quiet covered outdoor area.



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

  • Rockhampton Hospital
  • Mater Misericordiae Hospital Rockhampton
  • General Practitioners
  • Private Specialists
  • Other community-based healthcare providers.

Rockhampton is a major centre for the Central Queensland Region. It’s situated on the Fitzroy River, roughly 600 km from Brisbane. The town services a population of more than 80,000 people. The traditional custodians of the land are the Darumbal People.

Rocky, as it’s fondly known, is a lively blend of history, country charm and local industry. The town is a popular hub for travellers, with the region well known for its rugged landscape and natural attractions. The Heritage-Listed Rockhampton Botanic Gardens are among the largest regional gardens in Australia. The nearby coastal town of Yeppoon is a popular getaway for locals.

Find out more about the Rockhampton region

The RCS residential complex comprises of five four-bedroom apartments and one five-bedroom apartment. All units are fully furnished with individual bathroom and toilet facilities, private study spaces and internet access. UQ leased accommodation comprises of three-bedroom units with shared bathroom; please note this arrangement could be subject to change.

The centre also comprises a common room and teaching and learning facilities and 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 2023 and 2024.

Rockhampton accommodation

Rockhampton accommodation

Rockhampton accommodation

Rockhampton accommodation

Rockhampton accommodation

Rockhampton accommodation

Rockhampton Clinical Unit

Cnr Cambridge & Canning Street, Rockhampton, QLD, 4700
T: +61 7 4931 2999

Meet Tess, a UQ medical student

“Growing up in a small country town I was very aware of the lack of doctors, especially female doctors working in rural areas, so I’ve always wanted to come back closer to home to help fix this problem.”

"Rockhampton hospital is a fun and friendly environment with some really excellent work. You get to work up a lot of interesting pathologies and be part of a huge trauma resource."