Heart attacks, breathing problems, stabbings, falls and mental health patients are among the challenges being tackled head-on by CSU students during an international work placement with the London Ambulance Service.
Gaining an international perspective on new technologies and farming practices is behind an overseas study trip by 27 CSU students.
Text books donated by a CSU academic are set to make a huge difference to dental students in Cambodia.
When CSU nursing students travel to Thailand to provide health care and education in June, they also hope to deliver much needed eye glasses for local villagers.
Theology students at CSU have returned from a study tour to Israel with an enhanced appreciation for theological archaeology.
There has been an increase in funding for international study experiences to the Indo-Pacific region for CSU students through the latest round of the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan.
Working in mobile health clinics in remote mountain villages was just part of the adventure for a group of CSU nursing students and their lecturer during a recent trip to Thailand.
The figures from an international study trip to Cambodia by 12 CSU students are impressive. The dental science and oral health students treated 557 patients, mainly children, with another 95 consultations during the international study experience in June and July.
Goodwill and generous hospitality by the hosts were the hallmark of a 'life changing' three-week study tour to China by paramedic students from CSU earlier this year.
An overseas study program placing CSU allied health students in a Vietnamese orphanage for children with disabilities has been recognised at the 2014 Australian Awards for University Teaching.