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Graduates and Students

Cert IV graduates celebrate at SDC3

A number of Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing (Cert IV) students concluded a day of dispensing professional development with a celebration of their educational...

Graduate optometrists share learnings from Year Two Projects

Eighteen early-career optometrists that graduated from Deakin University two years ago have concluded their Specsavers Graduate Program journey with a presentation on the findings...

FBDO insights: Reflections on the first year

As the pilot intake of students near the end of their first year of the local Fellowship Dispensing Diploma (FBDO) course facilitated by the...

Managing more than 250 graduate optometrists: Adam Buxton

Earlier this year, the Specsavers Graduate Program shattered two records: hosting its largest Graduate Induction event and having the highest number of graduates participating...

Experiencing a different side of Fiji: Bridget Field

In June 2019, Bridget Field, a graduate optometrist at Specsavers Mount Maunganui in New Zealand, spent nine days participating in an outreach in Fiji...

Specsavers graduates begin planning in-store development projects

Early-career optometrists entering their second and final year of the Specsavers Graduate Program were recently introduced to the ‘Year Two Project’ – an opportunity...

Optometrists and students bond over mini-golf and bowling

Early-career optometrists and optometry students strengthened their personal and professional networks during two Specsavers social events that took place in April. A number of first-year...

Workshop helps to further graduates’ mentorship and development

First-year graduate optometrists recently regrouped for the second touchpoint in the Specsavers Graduate Program, the Graduate Mentor and Mentee Workshop, where they shared their...

Specsavers’ outreach work with Fred Hollows expands to new location

Four senior optometrists and four graduate optometrists from Specsavers will have the opportunity to work with Specsavers’ national charity partner, The Fred Hollows Foundation...

Advancing dispensing across Australia and New Zealand with the FBDO

Continuing its leadership in, and advocacy of, dispensing advancement and development across Australia and New Zealand, Specsavers is currently working to increase the accessibility...