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Watch: A day in the life of a paramedicine student 


Here’s what it’s really like to study for a Bachelor of Paramedicine.

5.30am

Wake up! My alarm goes off.

5.45am 

Time for coffee

6.15am 

I head to the beach  for a morning run.

7am 

I’m on the bus, making my way to uni.

8am 

Workout at ACU gym

9am 

I head to the prac room for class. Everyone knows everyone in paramedicine, which it makes it fun.

12.15pm

Grab lunch with friends from my course.

12.50pm

Chess 

1.30pm

I work at the Mater Hospital as a Wardsmen and Patient Transport Officer. I’ve learnt so much from my job and 
it’s really helped me develop as a paramedic.

5pm

I start to work on assignments.

6.30pm

I take the bus to my local beach as I love surfing and go whenever I can.

7.15pm

I’ll come home for dinner and then just relax before starting again tomorrow.

If you’re interested in a day like Marvin’s, discover more about our paramedicine degrees.

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Impact brings you compelling stories, inspiring research, and big ideas from ACU. It's about the impact we’re having on our communities, and our Mission in action. It’s a practical resource for career, life and study.

At ACU it’s education, but not as you know it. We stand up for people in need, and causes that matter.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, do contact us.

Copyright@ Australian Catholic University 1998-2020 | ABN 15 050 192 660 CRICOS Reg: 00004G