• How much does an elective cost? Sam Marns 02 Mar 2016
    If you are currently starting to plan your elective you may be thinking ‘how can I afford an elective?’ or even ‘how much does an elective cost?’ These are two crucial questions to ask your self and t (...)
  • Elena’s Kasese adventures Sam Marns 02 Dec 2013
    Elena’s Kasese adventures Reposted from www.act4africa.org/elenas-kasese-adventures/ Act4Africa is well known for its medical electives but we can also tailor make our placements. Student Elena Davi (...)
  • A week in the underwater world Sam Marns 25 Jun 2013
    Over the last week I've come from Bangkok down to Koh Tao to do some more scuba diving. I got my Open Water certification last year in Koh Tao and absolutely loved the island so I had no hesitations a (...)
  • Last week in the happiest place on earth Sam Marns 18 Jun 2013
    So I'm sad to be writing this post about our last week in Vanuatu! It was such a great month and none of us were ready to leave and get onto our aeroplane to Brisbane. It was honestly quite sad wa (...)
  • Resuscitations and rain... Week 3 in Vanuatu Sam Marns 03 Jun 2013
    Hello from paradise. This week has been a funny one in Vanuatu! It hasn't stopped raining for about 8 days which has annoyed us all quite a bit. Despite being from England, it hasn’t meant that we wa (...)
  • First taster of tropical paediatrics Sam Marns 28 May 2013
    This blog was originally published on http://blog.travelpod.com/travel-blog/sarahwright1/1/tpod.html This week I've chosen to move over to the paediatrics team rather than continuing on the gene (...)
  • The Electives Network Sam Marns 25 Mar 2013
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  • My First Week Sam Marns 17 Jan 2013
    So I’m half way through my second week of working full time at The Electives Network and what an action packed week and a half it has been. Already I have been on a trip to Leeds to talk to stu (...)