Graduates flock to regional NSW for lifestyle and clinical exposure

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 […]

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: 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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