Medical Projects is an education focused company that provides amazing learning experiences for students. We believe students learn best when placed in immersive learning environments, and these experiences in turn help them make informed decisions about their career path.

From this simple ethos we create residential and day courses that are highly interactive, educational, informative and inspiring whilst also creating opportunities for students to travel, gain life experience and meet like minded people.

All of our courses are run by passionate and inspiring people that we have carefully selected for their qualifications and their approach to our vision of delivering amazing learning experiences for students. Our HQ is based in the North East of England in Newcastle upon Tyne and we run courses both in the UK and overseas in fantastic locations such as Sri Lanka and Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

Meet the Team


Mark Williams - CEO

Mark previously worked in one of the UK's largest Sixth Form colleges and also for one of the UK's largest overseas work experience operators. Mark's passion for education and travel now sees him managing all of the Medical Projects placements.

Eleanor Garrick - Student Placement Manager

Having overseen 10,000+ students in the past few years Eleanor has a wealth of experience with overseas travel and the co-ordination of student placements. Eleanor will make sure you are fully prepared for your project & will ensure your placement runs smoothly.

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Amy Hooper - Student Placement Co-ordinator

Amy has a vast amount of experience within the NHS coordinating undergraduate medical students on placement. She is also an experienced traveller, having lived and travelled in China for two years. Amy's passion for student development and travel helps us deliver amazing learning experiences for our students.


Lauren Miller - Head of Communications

Having previously worked as an account manager in client facing roles, Lauren has worked with people of all ages from all backgrounds, both in the UK and overseas. Using these communication based skills and resources, Lauren will ensure the relationships between organisations, teaching doctors and students is seamless and beneficial for learning, assisting in delivering amazing learning experiences for students.

Supporting Doctors


Dr. April Diviney - Medical Advisor

Dr. Diviney is brilliant at clinical teaching and often runs extra sessions for students during evenings. Dr. Diviney has a passion for emergency care and medicine. Dr. Diviney has been on project with Medical Projects for the last three years. 

Dr. Laura Jones - Medical Advisor

Dr. Jones is Teaching Fellow at South Tyneside District Hospital. Dr. Jones graduated from Newcastle Medical School in 2015. Dr. Jones has a passion for medicine and teaching and also runs a website designed to help aspiring and current medical students in their learning:

Supporting Medical & Dental Students

Aoife-Rose O'Reilly - Medical Student & Mentor 

Aoife is a fourth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Aoife joins us on projects to run the student learning such as the mock interview sessions and clinical training sessions. Aoife is on hand to provide experience and advice to all students.


Annie lyles - Medical Student & Mentor  

Annie is a forth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Annie joins us on projects and runs the in-hospital teaching. Annie also sits on our panel for interviews and runs clinical training sessions. 


Tom Moulding - Medical Student & Mentor 

Tom is a forth year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Tom sits on our panel for interviews and mock interviews sessions. Tom also specialises in providing 1-1 guidance for students whilst on project.


Jack Burgess - Medical Student & Mentor 

Jack is a final year Medical Student at The University of Manchester and is currently intercalating for a degree in Medical Ethics. Jack is particularly good at teaching students how to deal with medical ethics based questions at interview.


Mel Premchand - Medical Student & Mentor 

Mel is a third year Medical Student at The University of Manchester. Mel also has a degree in Biomedical Sciences and successfully progresses into medicine. Mel teaches our clinical training sessions whilst on project. 

Alex Booth - Dental Student & Mentor  

Alex is a final year dental student at The University of Newcastle. Our dental students benefit from the vast experience Alex has to offer and Alex is particularly good at preparing students for interviews.


Placement Co-ordinators 

Jack Williams - Operations Co-ordinator  

Jack is responsible for the logistical coordination of our projects. Trains, planes and automobiles, amongst other things! Jack also looks after the evening activities and social events! Jack is particularly good at planning tours and visits of local towns and cities!

Issie Barrett - Operations Co-ordinator

Issie is responsible for all things fun! This includes social activities during the evenings and also the weekend trips. Issie has a passion for all things nature and will often build local wildlife sanctuary trips into students weekend plans!