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NZAO Awards 2019

NZAO Awards 2019

Image: NZAO Award winners with NZAO president Rochelle van Eysden On Thursday 11 April 2019 Optometry students, teaching staff from the School of Optometry and Vision Science, and council members from the New Zealand Association of Optometrists (NZAO) came together...
Focus on Honorary Teaching Fellows

Focus on Honorary Teaching Fellows

From left: Michael White (Visique Whakatane), Sushmita Chinchankar (BOptom student) and Ian Finch (Visique Whakatane) Last month’s newsletter introduced the Rural Health Interprofessional Programme (RHIP) and SOVS’ first engagement with this initiative by sending...
BOptom Part II Orientation

BOptom Part II Orientation

On Friday 1 March we were very pleased to welcome 61 students into the BOptom programme. Orientation Day commenced with activities led by the NZ Optometry Students Society (NZOSS) and continued with a lunch arranged by the NZOSS and sponsored by the School of...
Low Vision Day 2019

Low Vision Day 2019

The School of Optometry and Vision Science held the annual Low Vision Day for Part V Optometry students in March. This day is designed to increase knowledge of the difficulties patients with vision impairments have, utilising a range of activities. Volunteers formed...
SOVS conference Sunday 16 June 2019

SOVS conference Sunday 16 June 2019

Registrations for this year’s conference are now open at www.sovsconference.org.nz. The draft programme is available on the website. A glaucoma peer review session has just been added to the programme and further workshops are being developed; the draft will be...
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