Charlotte Huynh joined Specsavers as a graduate optometrist this year after completing her studies in 2021. She wanted the variety and exciting cases regional stores offer and moved to Specsavers Taree and Forster stores in search of the exposure she craved. Charlotte made a move taking up the Specsavers ‘Go with a Friend’ incentive, packing […]
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. […]
Eliza Jaspers graduated in 2020 at the height of the Covid pandemic. With great trepidation about how she would transition as an optometrist in store, she packed her bags and headed west to Western Australia in search of a new adventure. Joining the Specsavers family was an obvious decision as she knew the support-laden graduate […]
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 […]
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 […]
Estelle Zhao from Specsavers Belconnen store in the ACT describes her experience after recently completing the two-year graduate program and the benefits she gained along the way, prompting the realisation of the positive impact she has on the lives of people in her community. “I was apprehensive about coming out of university and suddenly being […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 of their Year Two Project.
Graduate Optometrist Laura Hou from Specsavers Salamander Bay in New South Wales explains why she chose to opt for a regional graduate placement, and how she has grown personally and professionally as a result of her decision.