How-To Guide: CONVENTION 101

CONVENTION.

The world’s largest student run conference.

Over 1000 medical students from across Australia and New Zealand.

Join the Newy Rangers for one unforgettable week in Hobart.

Here’s a bitesize guide on what to expect at Convention.

WHAT DO YOU GET UP TO IN THE WEEK?

COMPELLING ACADEMIC PROGRAM

The week is packed with phenomenal academic events and renowned speakers back to back. We have our very own Prof Nicholas Talley joining us in Hobart alongside with esteemed neurosurgeon, Prof Charlie Teo, and Governor of Tasmania, Hon. Kate Warner. Follow AMSA National Convention on Facebook to keep up to date with all the academic speaker reveals!

INTERVARSITY CHALLENGES

Fancy yourself a bit of a future emergency doc? Think you’re more brawn than brain? Love debating spicy topics against 22 other medical schools? There’s an intervarsity challenge for you! This year Newy is returning to Convention as the Tug-O-War champions and the Brawniest Med Student winners – and we’re not letting those titles go easy.

IMMERSIVE SOCIAL NIGHTS

Always wanted to spend a night at a rave under a light show? Come to Convention. Do you live for sensational costume parties? Come to Convention. Love glitter more than your own mother?! COME TO CONVENTION.

NEWY FAM EXCLUSIVES

Attend Court every night to hear the latest juicy updates from Newy’s newest Gossip Girl, be part of the wholesome romantic atmosphere that is Love Poetry, and always be able to spot your fellow fluorescent-clad mining town buddies in the crowd.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Cutting straight to the facts, Convention is A LOT of money and for many, it is simply unaffordable – we completely understand that. Instead, we want to be as transparent as possible about what you get out of your ticket and how much to expect from your week in Hobart. So, here’s the estimated breakdown that we’ve put together:

TICKETS

Tickets are released at 9PM on THURSDAY APRIL 4.

What you need:

  • Your AMSA membership number (sign up now on the AMSA website!)
  • Computer
  • Credit Card

Come join us at Huxley Library at 8PM on Thursday April 4. Meet your fellow rangers, devour some scrumptious snacks and snatch up those tickets together once it strikes 9PM.

Confirm your attendance at the event via the AMSA@UNMS Facebook page !

QUESTIONS? We are here for them! Message us on Facebook, and join the group “Newy HB19 Convention Interest Group” to immerse yourself in all things Convention.

We look forward to sharing this incredible week with you in Hobart!