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Student Osteopaths

Three steps you can take to enhance your future career:

  1. Get your free student membership with Osteopathy Australia
  2. Apply for free Students Liabilities Insurance from Guild Insurance (for Osteopathy Australia student members only)
  3. Join your local SOMA 

 1. Osteopathy Australia Student Membership

Student osteopaths studying in Australian universities can apply for free student membership status. 

For 5th year students, memberships expire on 31 December in the year of graduation.

Click the button below to join. 

Student Membership Features

  • Free membership and access to member areas of the Osteopathy Australia website
  • Free Students Liabilities Insurance from Guild Insurance
  • Advocacy, political lobbying, & media promotion – protecting & promoting the profession.
  • Member emails, eFlyers - full of news, features, CPD, classifieds
  • Access to ClinicalKey (Final year students only)
  • Access to the digital version of Osteo Life magazine
  • Student discounts at Osteopathy Australia seminars and National Conference
  • High quality, accredited, professional development (at member prices) and CPD downloads
  • Access to useful osteopathic links and fact sheets, books, texts & past student presentations
  • Osteopathy Australia online classifieds - lists of jobs or other services across Australia
  • Chartis discounted travel insurance – Osteopathy Australia members save up to 40%
  • Private Fleet new car buying  - Australia's leading car buying service - a waiver of the normal service fee, saving $178

Conditions of student membership

  • Must be currently studying osteopathy in an Australian university
  • Is not currently registered as an osteopath in Australia
  • No listing on ‘Find your local Osteopath
  • There are no CPD requirements, however, the CPD student discounts apply.

2. Free Students Liabilities Insurance from Guild Insurance

Already a Student Member?

Apply for your FREE Students Liabilities Insurance from Guild Insurance

To review your Students Liabilities Insurance Policy click here. 

3. Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (SOMA) Membership


To join SOMA, please contact a SOMA representative at your university.

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