Students are the future of the profession

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The following pages are specifically designed to support and assist optometry students as you navigate your way through your studies, and into your optometry career.

DOSS and UMOSS Student Seminar 2018 - register today!

The Student Seminar 2018 will provide optometry students with the opportunity to engage with the issues impacting the future of the profession. With topics ranging from future scope of practice and optometry workforce issues, through to future modes of practice and professional indemnity insurance there really will be something for everyone.

The seminar will be held on Friday 27 July from 4pm-9:30pm (meal included) at the University of Melbourne. For more details including how to register click here

Student membership with Optometry Victoria

Join Optometry Victoria as a student member, and help shape the future of the profession. Student membership is free, and it's easy to join. 

Getting registered and ready to practice

For final year students, getting registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA) and obtaining a Medicare number and PBS prescriber number, can be confusing and a little overwhelming. We've tried to keep it simple with this handy 'Guide to Getting Registered'.

The Guide includes all the tips and tricks you need to know, to ensure that the process is as simple and as smooth as possible. But if you do have any questions, we're here to help. Simply email the office on or call us on (03) 9652 9100.  

Optometry Victoria's student academic award

Optometry Victoria's student academic award is designed to recognise final year students that epitomise the highest commitment to patient care.