Richard Patton said vet schools should screen their students for condition, which is the inability to visualise, as he nearly failed part of his own degree because of it.11 mins
Recent grad Eleanor Goad discusses how to straddle the divide between vet school and the working world, and why you need to ensure you focus on yourself as much as the job you’re seeking.8 mins
Initial admissions to veterinary science courses are up this year despite the fall in UCAS applications, but the VSC says those figures don’t tell the whole story.11 mins
In the final part of this series, Gerardo Poli advocates spending as much time with your university friends as possible and making the most of every day.
Gerardo Poli encourages his younger self to work more on interacting with clients to create a sense of trust with them and avoid instances of mis-communication.
Cheshire vet Matt Haslam to cover the subject for students and new vet graduates as latest in the Carpool Cases series from the Farm Animal Veterinary Society, in partnership with VetPartners.
Recruitment expert Fiona Stephens offers advice on finding your perfect job, CV writing and preparing for interviews.
Matt Guy’s mother died two weeks into his degree course at the University of Bristol, he retook a year and took out another to prioritise mental health during the pandemic, but is now set to start vet work.
Early UCAS data shows the number of scholars being accepted on to courses is currently up around 7% compared to last year, even though admissions are down by a similar amount.
Continuing his series of advice he would give his younger self, Gerardo Poli raises the vital role and support given by the nurse and reception teams.
For the second part of this five-part series, Gerardo Poli instils his younger self with the importance of finding practical work, both to learn on the job and impress future employers.
In the first of a five-part series, Gerardo takes his younger self to task for virtually ignoring what he now believes to be a “crucial clue” in achieving a clinical diagnosis.6 mins
Gerardo Poli concludes his guidance for new grads by emphasising the importance of step-by-step processes and encouraging those straight out of vet school to be more humble in their approach to practice life.
Student blogger Eleanor Goad celebrates the fact she is no longer a student... despite her uncertainty as to when the realisation she is finally a fully-fledged veterinary surgeon will kick in.
Recognising the potential pitfalls of finishing vet school and trying to find your place in the world, Gerardo Poli offers guidance to help graduates transition into practice and learn it's normal to make mistakes.
VetPartners has created the academy for a limited number of final-year vet students to join in Cornwall in July, with applications closing on 16 June.3 mins
Rachel Kenvyn carefully considers the pros and cons of introducing this technology into veterinary colleges and universities.
A total of 1,400 people have taken part in the project to date, but professionals and students are still being urged to get involved, regardless of their individual circumstances.5 mins
Graham Duncanson BVSc, MSc(VetGP), DProf, FRCVS shares his take on the Association of Veterinary Students’ recent event, hosted by the Bristol Veterinary School.
BVA leaders say more must be done to align the placement system with modern teaching, but the RCVS insists its reforms take a "balanced approach".13 mins