Ethical issues around euthanasia and welfare concerns associated with breeding animals for physical traits will be discussed by speakers, including TV vet Emma Goodman Milne.3 mins
Six weeks in to her first job since qualifying as a veterinary surgeon, feelings of imposter syndrome are beginning to knock Jordan Sinclair's confidence.
Worried she may be slipping into using too much “vet speak” already, new graduate Jordan Sinclair discusses how language is used in the veterinary profession, both among staff and with clients.
David Beeston muses about why this is considered a taboo subject and what veterinary students can do to overcome stress.25 mins
Vet Dan Makin reports from 2017’s Pride in London march and the wider activities of the British Veterinary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group.
First year Ella Keeling discusses the similarities and differences encountered when making the leap between life as a sixth form pupil and that of a university student.
Graduation has been and gone – Jordan Sinclair is now on the RCVS register, ready and raring to go. So why is she feeling on edge?
Veterinary student Louise Samuel-Napier recounts the challenging situation she faced alone, tending to a pregnant ewe in trouble, and how it made her realise failures are not necessarily in vain.
Mat Hennessey reports on a talk given by the renowned actor at the University of Liverpool.15 mins
With news of universities Harper Adams and Keele discussing plans for a new vet school, Jordan Sinclair insists this is not the answer to increasing numbers of vets in the UK post-Brexit.
They are a mandatory and essential part of veterinary education – and new graduate Jordan Sinclair offers some advice to ensure you get the most out of them.
As her time at university draws to an end, a visit to her old school sees Jordan reflect on the beginning of her vet school story – specifically how and why she chose to study at Glasgow.
Tessa Cornell reflects on an internship she undertook at World Organisation for Animal Health.
Association says the update will help members negotiate the intricacies of prescribing equine medicines, and assist in accurate use of the cascade.
Lucy Irvine, co-president of the University of Glasgow Veterinary Medical Association, takes a student perspective on mental health and well-being in in the veterinary profession, and coping with pressure.
Jordan Sinclair wonders how financial discrimination based on gender can still be a problem in the 21st century, particularly in a profession that has become predominantly female.9 mins
Veterinary courses can now be considered as “long course” degrees in England, therefore increasing the loan available to students.
Mark Colton discusses how practice teams can work together to drive dental initiatives, the form they should take and the impact they can have on the bottom line.
Although only a small proportion of students typically choose to intercalate, it offers a fantastic opportunity and one that should be considered by more vet students, says Hannah Shotness.
Graduate-in-waiting Jordan Sinclair asks why, despite the proportion of graduates entering the profession being 80% female, the public still seems to expect farm or mixed vets to be male.