While on your placement in Arequipa, you'll see a range of ailments specific to Peru's social and environmental conditions. From dermatological cases caused by the city's high altitude to injuries caused by domestic violence, expect to have your existing skills and knowledge challenged. Having a number of specialists in our partner hospital means there'll always be some expert from whom you can draw knowledge. Arequipa is also a great spot for adventures. Trekking through the mountains to the famous Incan citadel, Machu Picchu, is just one of many trips to undertake. Read what our students think below!

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Andrew McKinlay

University of Queensland 2018

Medical, Peru Arequipa

"All of the doctors I saw were amazing, and on a number of occasions I was blown away by their resourcefulness, as well as the fortitude of the patients."

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