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Get ready for the ultimate CV writing experience with VMWS!

We’re thrilled to announce that our highly-anticipated CV Writing Seminar is back and better than ever before. Join us on Thursday, April 27th, 2023, from 7-8:15 pm for an evening of networking, learning, and professional development.

Led by the esteemed A/Prof Deb Colville, this seminar is your golden ticket to mastering the art of CV writing. Using anonymised real examples, you’ll learn insider tips and tricks for crafting a standout CV that will help you stand out!

Whilst in breakout rooms, you will work with others on formatting a mock CV that meets the selection criteria for a job application. The workshop will help you learn how to best highlight your skills in a CV by using appropriate terminology and formatting. 

But that’s not all – our main presentation will be followed by an open Q&A session, giving you the opportunity to ask any burning questions you may have.

We’re proud to once again offer our Personalised CV Review, a unique opportunity to have your CV professionally reviewed. Don’t miss out on this chance to get invaluable feedback from experts in the field.

Event Details:

WHEN: Thursday 27th April 2023, 7pm-8.15pm

WHO: This event is open to all VMWS and AFMW members!

VENUE: Zoom. All registrants will be sent a Zoom Link within 24 hours of the event.


Personalised CV: $60 for members, $100 for non-members

All CVs will be reviewed and returned before the CV writing seminar event.

CV SUBMISSION: CVs and must be submitted via this Google Form.


A/Prof Deb Coville

A/Prof Coville is an ophthalmologist from Victoria who is trained in paediatric ophthalmology, public health, women’s health, gender and medical education, health policy making and leadership.

Deb was the Director of Ophthalmology at Austin Repatriation Medical Centre and recently retired from the College of Surgeons Council and as Chair of the RACS Women in Surgery Committee, a position she held for nine years.

She was the past Director of Curriculum Development at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Deb currently serves as a Non- Executive Director of a Victorian Rural Health Service, Chair of its Clinical Governance Committee.

Purchase a ticket now to secure your spot!

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