Dr Marietjie Venter, Academic Mentor, Medicine

Marietjie Venter

Dr Marietjie Venter is a South African trained GP with specialist Australian qualifications.  She has worked worked in Australia as a GP for almost 8 years and has been part of the academic staff at the Rural Clinical School in Wagga Wagga since 2010. Her role has been as coordinator of the Phase 2 Medicine curriculum and the Phase 3 Primary care at our campus. She has adjusted the existing curriculums to suit our campus and provide an extensive clinical experience and interactive learning environment to students.  

As part of her senior lecturer role in an Education Focussed position, she has taught, marked assignments and portfolios, examined students at phase 2 and 3 level and has also supervised student examinations.  

Marietjie has also been involved with the UNSW Kensington campus in writing exam questions and curriculum design of the Primary care rotation. She is interested in being a mentor for medical and allied health students and she should be able to support peers who are interested in doing similar education to her experience.

Email m.vandermerwe@unsw.edu.au to enquire if Marietjie is available to mentor you.

Mentoring for

Learning and Teaching

  • student learning 
  • learning and teaching curriculum design 
  • assessment and feedback 
  • convening a course

Conditions for mentoring facilitation

  • one-on-one mentoring
  • group mentoring
  • 1-2 mentees at any stage

Academic level of potential mentees

  • Lecturer A 
  • Lecturer B 
  • Lecturer C

Discipline 

Willing to mentor within my discipline and/or across disciplines.