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Incision UQ: UQ Surgical Skills Competition

24aug8:30 am12:30 pmEvent Type AcademicIncision UQ: UQ Surgical Skills Competition8:30 am - 12:30 pm Level 4, UQ Health Science Building, RBWH, Central Drive

Event Details

The UQ Surgical Skills Competition is open to all UQ Year 3 Medical Students only. 5 finalists will be chosen to represent UQ at the Queensland Surgical Skills Competition held by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) late September 2019.


  • Please arrive for registration at 8:30 am, to allow a 9:00 am start
  • 25 students will be split into groups of 5
  • The groups will rotate through the 5 stations, but will work as individuals.
  • At each station, there will be a 3-5 minute demonstration followed by 20-22 minutes for the test
  • Stations include
    •  Suturing
    • Cyst Removal
    • Knot Tying
    • Laparoscopy
    • Anatomy Theory

Sign up at this link:

Sign ups will CLOSE August 9th 2019.


(Saturday) 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Level 4, UQ Health Science Building, RBWH

Central Drive

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