Overseas students feel 'victimised'

International medical students have been left feeling victimised and powerless as a result of Australia's medical internship crisis, a former overseas student says.

In a letter to Australian Doctor, the fourth-year student at a Sydney university - who asked not to be named - calls on the wider profession to help reverse the plight of close to 500 international medical students expected to be left without an intern place next year.

The student, who now has permanent residency, says it is wrong that universities are still willingly