August 2017

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.

26 mins

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.

11 mins

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?

12 mins

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.

13 mins

July 2017

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.

14 mins

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.

23 mins

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.

11 mins

Tessa Cornell reflects on an internship she undertook at World Organisation for Animal Health.

10 mins

Association says the update will help members negotiate the intricacies of prescribing equine medicines, and assist in accurate use of the cascade.

3 mins

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.

17 mins

June 2017

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.

6 mins

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.

16 mins

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.

15 mins

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.

6 mins

RVN Jane Davidson dissects some of the myths that surround the dreaded multiple choice question exams (MCQs), which are commonly used for veterinary nurse exams.

11 mins

The RCVS and BSAVA are working together to conduct a research project to evaluate the impact of the professional development phase on veterinary graduates.

5 mins

Fresh out of vet school, Jordan Sinclair questions why such a big emphasis is put on fees incurred during degrees rather than the real challenge – staying afloat.

10 mins

May 2017

Lucy Irvine and Erin Thompson provide an insight into an encouraging campaign run by University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine students.

21 mins