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Fitzroy Student Hub: Nutritional Medicine


There are important changes to some of the Health Science Courses currently offered by Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT) and Southern School of Natural Therapies (SSNT) in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and our online campus, that exist under the qualification provider THINK Education.

Check out the COURSE UPDATES box below.

Nutritional Medicine

Trimester 2, 2019
Provider Course code Course structure
Think Education BHSCNUT13

Fitzroy Timetable 2019 Trimester 2 - BHSc (Nutritional Medicine) Think  

Torrens University Australia BHSCLNUT18

Fitzroy Timetable 2019 Trimester 2 - BHSc (Clinical Nutrition) TUA   

Go to the exams page.

FOL subject intensive sessions 2019 - Trimester 1

For FOL (class 9) only. Attending the intensives sessions is compulsory.

Please check Blackboard for the most up-to-date information.


BHS203A Pathophysiology & Clinical Diagnosis 1

  • Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May
  • 9am-5pm
  • Room M3

BHS301A Pathophysiology & Clinical Diagnosis 3

  • Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May
  • 9am-5pm
  • Room M4

CAM105A Herbal Medicine Manufacturing

  • Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May
  • 9am-5pm
  • Room T3

CAM307A Health Assessment & Diagnostic Techniques

  • Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th May
  • 9am-5pm
  • Room M3

CMY207A Biomechanics & Kinesiology

  • Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th April
  • 9am-5pm
  • Room M1 & L2/T1


Clinical Practicum allocations for T2

 If you are planning to enrol into a clinical practicum subjects/s, for nutrition or naturopathy, in trimester 2 please do so by Friday 10th May to assist us with the allocation process. In order to fit in high numbers of students to clinic sessions we have a step-wise procedure as follows:

  1. Enrol in your Clinical Practicum subject via your new Student Portal.
  2. Academic team will allocate you to a clinic session/s according to your subject enrolment (this includes consideration of concurrent subject timetable).
  3. Academic team will advise you of your allocated session/s by May 20th, 2019 via email.

If you cannot attend one or more of your allocated sessions, you can complete an Application for Timetable Change.

  • Your timetable change request must include supporting documentation in order to be considered for the re-allocation proposed.
  • Your request will be considered by the Clinic Coordinator or Program Director.
  • You will be advised of the outcome of your application by May 31st, 2019, via email.


Clinic Induction Session - Trimester 2, Save the Date!

Friday 7th June  9 AM - 1 PM

This event is compulsory for all students that are new to clinic practicum in Trimester 2, 2019 OR are returning to clinic practicum from an extended period of leave (12 + months)

Further details will be emailed to you  shortly if you are required to attend. Please note students enrolled in pre-clinical subjects are not required to attend, this event is for students who will be treating clients in the Think Wellbeing Centre for the first time in Trimester 2.


Clinic Requirements

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Subject selection and enrolment

You can select your subjects each trimester using the "Register for Classes" tool in your new Student Portal.

Instructions and user guides are available on the Student Portal page. You will need to use your Office 365 student email account to log in,

Check the Subject Selection help page for more information about what subjects to choose.


Enrolment at the Southern School of Natural Therapies is conditional on adherence to the policies and procedures published at Think Education: Policies and procedures. In particular, please refer to the Admissions Policy and Enrolment Policy.

Enrolment forms

We recommend that you use the Student Portal to select your subjects.

However, if you need to submit a paper enrolment form, due to prerequisite waivers, please complete and return the form to Student Services along with a confirmation of the waiver from your Program Director.

Course Updates: Health Science Courses

Torrens University Australia (TUA), which is also part of the Laureate International Universities network here in Australia, will soon launch four new Health Science courses.

These will also be delivered at our colleges ACNT (Sydney and Brisbane) and SSNT (Melbourne) with Torrens University Australia as the provider.

Introducing the new courses:

  • Diploma of Health Science - Torrens University Australia
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) – Torrens University Australia
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) - Torrens University Australia
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine) – Torrens University Australia
What does this mean for me?

These new TUA courses will eventually replace the current courses:

  • Diploma of Health Science – THINK Education
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) – THINK Education
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine) – THINK Education
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine) – THINK Education

This will mean that the four THINK courses will be going into teach out so we won’t be taking any further enrolments into these courses. 

However please be assured that there are no changes to your current enrolment.

Your current course will continue to be delivered until the final course completion date which will be the end of trimester 1, 2021 for Diploma students and the end of trimester 3, 2021 for Bachelor students.

If you are studying part-time, and worry that you won’t be finished your studies by the final teach out periods, please don’t be concerned. We have a number of pathway options available for you to ensure you can successfully complete your qualification and we will be in contact with you to explain these options.

Useful documents

Nutritional Medicine course contacts

Success Coach

Manal Ibrahim:

Book an appointment with Manal

Find out more about Success Coaches

Senior Learning Facilitators

Lloyd Bristow:

Alison Kane:

Contact Student Services to make an appointment with the team.

Program Director

Katie Canteri

Please contact Student Services to book an appointment with Katie.

Block Credits

Block credits are set qualification upgrades and pathways to a degree, for example; from an Advanced Diploma to a Bachelor of Health Science course. Information about guaranteed block credit agreements can be found here.

Refer to the Credit Policy for further information.

Alumni story

Alumni story
Meredith Edwards graduated from the Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine) and is passionately building her private practice focusing on preventative and treatment based holistic nutrition for Veterans. In this inspiring discussion, Meredith shares her insights into building a business, managing study, and following her passion.

Working with Children Check and First Aid

We require all students practicing in the Think Wellbeing Centre to have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and First Aid Certificate before they commence any clinic work.

Clinic students will be required to submit to Student Services a certified copy of their Working  With Children Card and First Aid Certificate before commencing the trimester. You may also provide the original and have it certified on-campus.


Please note that you can complete the required application on the Working With Children Check website.

  • Select "Volunteer" in the 'Do you need an Employee or Volunteer Check?' section when prompted.
  • Enter 'Southern School of Natural Therapies' as the organisation
  • Address: 25-37 Victoria Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065
  • Phone: 03 9415 3333
  • Employment type: Educational institutions  - other institutions providing children's study or training programs (52)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Student Services.

First Aid

The Unit of Competency HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid is sufficient. You must provide a copy of your current certificate to Student Services.