February 2021

Vet student Eleanor Goad realises how difficult it is to relinquish control and accept being on the client’s side of the stainless steel platform – and wonders if it’s as difficult for those in other professions.

8 mins

Student Focus, sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition and supported by the Association of Veterinary Students, was joined by more than 200 students.

6 mins

January 2021

Applications for UK’s largest veterinary academy, which has 300 spaces available this year, are being welcomed.

6 mins

David Charles uses the new year to reflect on the career aspirations he set for himself for 2020, but also how he managed some of the challenges he faced.

13 mins

As students head back amid fresh national lockdowns, schools envisage those in final stretch of course will graduate with minimal disruption.

11 mins

December 2020

Eleanor worries a course and profession already viewed as elitist may lose more would-be vets of the future because of the continuing pandemic.

8 mins

RCVS Veterinary Graduate Development Programme will launch in summer 2021 to replace Professional Development Phase, following detailed feedback provided by profession.

8 mins

November 2020

Eleanor realises a long-held dream as her wildlife MSc Global Wildlife Health and Conservation sees her take on a day of wildlife-related EMS, which includes treating flamingos at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

11 mins

Eleanor Goad looks at some of the massive changes in law brought about by those who dedicate themselves to worthy causes, and hopes she can have even a fraction of the impact via her own research.

11 mins

David Charles offers some thoughts and tips on how new graduates can navigate the challenges of feeling socially isolated while beginning their careers in practice.

14 mins

September 2020

Student vet Eleanor Goad reflects on the help she has received to get where she is today, and discusses her efforts to offer proceeding generations of vets a helping hand when she can.

10 mins

Dave Beeston reflects on his first month as a resident in the next of his rebranded series, ECC Endeavours.

29 mins

Landing a coveted place at one of the UK's veterinary schools is tough at the best of times, but 2020 has proved particularly difficult – especially for those with the wrong postcode. Jordan Sinclair look at the options open to those who failed to earn a place this time round.

11 mins

“We take our responsibilities to the veterinary profession very seriously and this is an opportunity for CVS Equine to contribute meaningfully to the future of the veterinary profession” – CVS.

5 mins

A-level regrading may have prompted a late surge for places, but schools were already busy preparing for a safe return to studies.

12 mins

With first-year students set to start their vet journeys via university in the “new normal” later this month, Eleanor Goad offers some words of wisdom to help reassure and comfort nervous freshers.

13 mins

As a new or recent graduate, the prospect of taking an EMS student under your wing may seem daunting. But David Charles thinks you’re one of the best people in practice to guide the vets of the future…

14 mins

August 2020

Five vet students and an RVN receive £1,000 each for research projects, with one of them poised to receive an additional £1,000 for best presentation and runner-up £500.

5 mins

College creates VN training centre at Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service, with applications open to study VetSkill Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at new facility.

6 mins

Universities offering veterinary science, medicine and dentistry have had caps on student numbers lifted following Government’s A-level U-turn.

5 mins