Overseas students given internship priority
International medical students will be given priority over hundreds of Australian students in a last-minute shake-up to the way internships are allocated.
Under changes to Victoria’s internship program effective immediately, international students who studied in the state will be given priority over Australian residents who studied interstate.
First priority will still go to Australian residents who studied in Victoria.
The rethink was announced in an email by the Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria to final-year medical students on 8 June, the same day