Shepparton is located in the Hume region, in the north-east of Victoria around 190km from Melbourne. It is home to approximately 63,000 people.
The city of Shepparton is at the centre of the Greater Shepparton region, with many diverse towns and communities located in the surrounds. An easy drive to riverside locations, as well as the snowfields, and surrounded by wineries.
Shepparton’s largest industry by employment is health care and social assistance. The median age is 38 years old, with ~4% of the total population being of Indigenous origin. There is also a high proportion of residents from various multicultural backgrounds, including: Italian; Arabic; Turkish; and Albanian. Shepparton is also a declared ‘Refugee Welcome Zone’.
The University of Melbourne’s UDRH has accommodation to support health professional student’s clinical placements within our region. The accommodation is available to both undergraduate and post graduate health professional students.
To make an accommodation enquiry for the Shepparton region, please visit the following link:
- Visit Shepparton Website
- Shepparton Events Calendar
- Greater Shepparton Visitors Guide
- Regional Market Guide
- Moovin Health
Moovin’ Health is a Rural Health Club run by the students at the University of Melbourne Rural Clinical School and is open to all health students from all universities and disciplines.
Thanks to Mattinbgn at Wikimedia Commons for the use of pictures.