Specsavers welcomes largest cohort of graduates in 2023

Specsavers has welcomed a record number of graduates into the fold in 2023, with 168 newly-qualified optometrists joining the business across Australia and New Zealand in the first week of February. The record number of new graduates joining Specsavers is the largest single intake the business has ever accepted into its Graduate Program since its […]

Graduates taking up ‘Go with a Friend’ incentive to relocate to regional NSW

Recent graduate optometrist Kylie Choy decided to join Specsavers during her final semester of university in 2021. Her and her friend took advantage of the ‘Go with a Friend’ incentive, setting her sights on Specsavers Forster and Taree stores in regional NSW. Kylie completed a placement in regional NSW and loved the variety and challenge. […]

Specsavers Graduate Program: Growing a passion for optometry

Graduate optometrist Prajna Vidyasagar from the Specsavers Wynnum West store in QLD says joining Specsavers has seen her passion for optometry grow due to the quality of the Graduate Program. “Working as a graduate optometrist in Specsavers has been fantastic. The fast-paced nature of the practice means we see so many different clinical cases, which […]

Specsavers Graduate Program: Sight-saving technology a draw card for graduate optometrists

For Graduate Optometrist Alexandra Coffey, having access to world-class technology and equipment to help save the sight, and lives, of her patients, is one of the reasons she’s glad she joined Specsavers. Joining the Specsavers Norwood store in SA, Alexandra said the transition from student to graduate optometrist was incredibly comfortable thanks to the team […]

Why I went regional

Early career optometrist Richard Cheng from Specsavers Nowra Stockland in New South Wales graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with a Master of Clinical Optometry in 2019. He discusses how he made the decision to join a regional practice as a graduate optometrist.  In my early years at university, it never crossed my […]

Specsavers welcomes 116 new graduates

This March we welcomed 116 of our 173 optometry graduates to the business at the Specsavers graduate induction event hosted at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Running over three days, this bi-annual event was joined by optometry graduates from Australia and New Zealand embarking on the Graduate Program with Specsavers. The graduates were full of […]

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