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Student immunisation

Mater is committed to ensuring a safe environment for all. As part of this commitment, Mater will ensure all new students who have direct contact with patients or clinical areas provide proof of immunity to certain communicable diseases before they begin their studies.

This immunity requirement not only protects the students, but also those they come into contact with, making Mater an even more exceptional place to study.

All new students will need to be immune, or be in the process of receiving vaccinations for, the following communicable diseases:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • annual Flu Vaccination.

Students are responsible for any expenses relating to demonstrating immunity or vaccination.Information on how to comply with these requirements will be provided at enrolment.