Jennifer O’Hara discusses the day-to-day conflict between our instinct for wanting to fix animals, and coming to terms with the fact that, sometimes, though giving it your all, you can only do so much.9 mins
To many new graduates, beginning a new year without a job would be cause for concern. For Jordan, however, it was a huge relief, having realised her first place of employment was, overall, a bad fit.
Our new grad David Beeston has some advice for qualified vets on approaching out-of-hours for the first time – and why he's looking forward to his next night on call.
His first day as a veterinary surgeon may have been under his belt, but David Beeston still has the rest of the working week to go yet.29 mins
Takeaway food may be a quick sustenance solution during busy days in practice or while out on call, but new grad Jordan Sinclair suggests a good work-food balance would be better in the long run.
Daniel Parker provides an overview of how he ended up in the poultry sector of veterinary practice and the misconception over what such a job role actually entails.26 mins
New grad Jordan Sinclair shares her thoughts on social networking from both a personal and professional perspective, and suggests her peers avoid viewing the world through Facebook-coloured spectacles.
The University of Liverpool’s first BSAVA Student Conference will feature 30 speakers across two days, with sessions designed to enhance day one clinical skills.
A book hailed “the most popular veterinary reference guide in the southern hemisphere” has rapidly become a student favourite in the UK since its European launch in 2016.
Abi Collinson provides an overview and review of a vet training course at the Latin American Training Centre in Granada, Nicaragua.
Liverpool student Louisa Price promotes the benefits of studying in a different country and explores why so few of her veterinary peers take up the opportunity.
Our Grad Expectations columnist Dave Beeston runs the rule over his first day as a veterinarian.
Pumpkin carving may have provided the perfect diversion to being on call this weekend, but Jordan Sinclair is looking for inspiration on enjoying her free time while waiting for the telephone to ring…13 mins
Having now become a “real vet”, Jordan Sinclair discusses the unpredictable and daunting aspect of pet temperament that graduates are presented with in practice.
In his second Grad Expectations, David Beeston discusses the limbo between finals and starting a job.
Bristol student Chloe Smith recounts the stressful Groundhog day-style nature of EMS and asks those providing placements to remember they were once veterinary students too.
David Beeston presents the first in the series of his Grad Expectations columns, with advice for students in the final stages of veterinary school.
With dog microchipping now compulsory in the UK, recent graduate Jordan Sinclair finds it surprising many cat owners don't bother – particularly given the feline tendency to wander off.7 mins
Final year student Vicki Troman explains how she managed to achieve her lifelong dream of studying veterinary medicine despite taking the “wrong subjects” at A-level.
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.