Curtin School of Nursing 50 Years of Excellence

1974 – 2024

School of Nursing 50th Anniversary Conference

4 – 6 September 2024

The theme for this year’s conference is “50 Years of Excellence – Nursing, Midwifery, Paramedicine and Oral Health Therapy at Curtin University”

In 2024, the Curtin School of Nursing celebrates its 50th anniversary, reflecting on a rich history defined by significant accomplishments in teaching, research, and community engagement.

Events and activities

We would like to thank our sponsor, Mediserve for supporting the Curtin School of Nursing Fifty Years of Excellence Conference and Masterclass.

Do you know any of these Nursing alumni?

Help us reconnect by emailing Elizabeth Houwert via or call +61 9266 3963.

Lost alumni

Established in 1974, Curtin School of Nursing stands as the longest-running institution of its kind in the Australian university sector, embodying a commitment to leadership in health sciences education and research.

From pioneering policy and governance initiatives to fostering internationalisation and technological advancements, the School has consistently pushed boundaries across disciplines including Nursing, Midwifery, International Health, Diabetes, Paramedicine, and Oral Health Therapy. Guided by eminent nurses and midwives, its programs have produced graduates who have become esteemed healthcare professionals globally, shaping the landscape of healthcare in Australia and beyond.

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Jump Start Nursing – a career in the making

Registered nurses are key to a safe healthcare system. In this time of workforce shortage, attracting students to study nursing is essential so that we can continue to offer person centred quality care to individuals, families and communities.

Jump Start Nursing will assist first-year nursing students with $500 which will allow them to purchase critical items needed for their clinical placements. Uniforms, mask fitting, police clearance and CPR training all add up, and many students struggle to find the money to cover these costs. This can make or break the initial experience as a future nurse. 

You have the opportunity to support first-year nursing students with their out-of-pocket expenses by donating to Jump Start Nursing. Let’s extend a helping hand and ensure all students can excel in their nursing career without delay.

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Midwifery at Curtin

Associate Professor Zoe Bradfield shares the illustrious history of midwifery at Curtin University and our esteemed reputation as a trusted leader in this field.

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