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Selection

2017 Selection Process for 2018 Intake

The final date of offers, if required, will be undertaken on 10 November 2017. Feedback to non-successful applicants who were on the waitlist are advised via email together with their feedback report on 14 November 2017. Candidates that did not achieve the minimum eligibility for interview will also be provided with their feedback reports.

Round 1-5 Offers

The total number of offers accepted in Rounds 1-5 is as follows:

  • NSW / ACT - 32 and 2 deferrals
  • QLD - 17
  • SA - 3
  • VIC / TAS - 26 and 1 deferral
  • WA - 5

2018 Selection Process for 2019 Intake

Click here to access the 2018 General Surgery Selection Regulations for 2019 Intake.

In 2018, the Selection fee for General Surgery (Australia) will be $770 (inc. GST).

The Selection Guidelines are available here.

Information on becoming a surgeon is available from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons website.

For all selection queries please contact:

E selection@generalsurgeons.com.au

All queries must be in writing.  Phone calls will not be accepted and you will be requested to put your query in writing to the above email address.

Procedural Skills and Professional Capabilities Form

Click here to access the Procedural Skills and Professional Capabilities Form.

Please note that for 2018, each procedure must be verified during rotations undertaken between 1 December 2015 and the closing date of applications except where 2.5.5 of the Regulations applies. Skills verified outside of this timeframe will deem the form ineligible and you will not be able to proceed to the next stage of selection

2018 Selection Timeline

4 JAN 2018

 

Registrations to SET open through RACS website

2 FEB 2018

 

Registrations to SET close through RACS website (if you do not register first with RACS you will not be able to apply through GSA for selection)

23 FEB 2018

 

Log in details for General Surgery Application sent to candidates via email

28 FEB 2018

 

Applications to General Surgery SET Program opens at 12:00pm AEDT

28 MAR 2018

 

Selection Applications close at 12:00pm AEDT. Please be aware that you must complete your application, including payment for your application, prior to this time. The system will automatically log you out and your application cannot be submitted after this date and time under any circumstances

29 MAR 2018

 

Interview dates are available on the GSA website, www.generalsurgeons.com.au. Please advise before 27 April 2018 to selection@generalsurgeons.com.au of any prior commitments affecting your availability. Once interview dates and times are finalised they cannot be altered.

13 APR 2018

 

All applicants will be informed via email if they have or have not met minimum eligibility

26 APR TO
23 MAY 2018

 

Referee report collection

27 APR 2018

 

Last day to email selection@generalsurgeons.com.au with interview preferences. Preferences will be taken into consideration but not guaranteed

1 JUNE 2018

 

All applicants will be informed via email whether they are proceeding to the next stage (interviews) or whether they are ineligible as per the Regulations

4 JUNE TO
6 JUNE 2018

 

Eligible applicants are advised of interview date and time

JUNE/JULY 2018

 

Interviews take place. The exact dates will be available on the GSA website in March 2018

23 JULY 2018

 

First Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm. Applicants in the last quartile and waitlist applicants will be advised by email

10 AUG 2018

 

Second Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the wait list unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants not made an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

31 AUG 2018

 

Third Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants not made an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

14 SEPT 2018

 

Fourth Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants not made an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

5 OCT 2018

 

Fifth Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted. Applicants not made an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants not made an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

16 NOV 2018

 

Final date for offers via email if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted

19 NOV 2018

 

Non- successful applicants on the waitlist are advised via email together with their feedback report.

* Offers will be emailed by 12:00pm (AEST/AEDT)

 
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