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The Student Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Academia (SOMA) is a University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA) affiliated group that was founded in mid-2019. SOMA fosters peer-to-peer support between students from different locations and institutions with a common interest in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic health.

SOMAXOPUS Student Showcase 2022

Try your hand at the SOMA X OPUS Student Showcase on Tuesday 3rd May 2022 ahead of the official 3MT® heats and you can win a prize!

Sharpen your pitch because OPUS’s Consumer Advocates will be judging your presentations; if they can understand the significance of your work, you’re in the running for a cash prize! We’ll have free coffee to keep you caffeinated so join us and our Consumers for a great morning tea!

Date: Tuesday 3rd May 2022
Time: 10-12PM
Location: Melbourne Connect

Who can compete: Open to all medical and health sciences under/postgrad students from any Institution

This is a great opportunity to practise your public-speaking skills, meet other students and mingle with members of the public.

Want to know more? Head over to for more information and to register for the event.