May 2015

It’s examination time and vet students across the UK are frantically trying to fill their heads with … more

April 2015

With the general election fast approaching, there’s been a big push to encourage 18 to … more

7 mins

In a previous blog, I alluded to the feminisation of the profession. Here, I speak … more

Following the devastating news of the Germanwings crash last week, the co-pilot’s torn-up sick note … more

7 mins

March 2015

Supporting a student nurse takes many forms. Peer assessment can save teachers time, improve students' understanding of course materials and improve their metacognitive skills.

3 mins

Although the UK’s fire and rescue services are not obligated to rescue a cat stuck … more

At the end of this month (March), my year group has to submit their choices … more

February 2015

One of the big discussion topics within the veterinary profession at the moment is the RCVS … more

January 2015

The AVS (Association of Veterinary Students) Congress marks one year since my involvement with the … more

As a student on placement, I’m often in awe of the vets I’m working with. … more

December 2014

The homeless come with a certain stigma – particularly those with pets at their side. Should we … more

Everyone had heard rumours third year at veterinary school was the worst. On coming back … more

It’s that time of year again, when vet students become more competitive than ever and … more

November 2014

A recent weekend at home comprised a much-needed rest and time spent with my family – … more

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October 2014

When you apply to vet school, there are certain boxes you have to tick: achieve … more

Before the full force of third year hit, the first week back at vet school … more

Whether you spend your time making countless cups of tea or getting quality time with the animals, work experience placements will provide a invaluable insight into your future career prospects.

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September 2014

As a student steward at the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Congress, my responsibilities included … more

This summer, I’ve been working for a thoroughbred stud in Germany, preparing their yearlings for … more

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All too often the deciding factor in an animal’s veterinary treatment is cost. It has to … more