April 2014

The vet handed me the needle and vacuum tubes and, at the slightly bewildered look … more

8 mins

March 2014

Over the last month there’s been quite an uproar over the reality of the production … more

9 mins

Vegetarianism can be quite the controversial topic, with many people choosing not to eat meat … more

9 mins

As graduates, one of the most routine surgeries that we will be expected to be … more

February 2014

In January, I attended my first AVS (the Association of Veterinary Students) congress. It was … more

January 2014

Lectures on legislation regarding veterinary-related issues are never the most interesting, often involving endless lists … more

5 mins

A role play class with professional actors brought in to help out would be commonplace … more

December 2013

For a nation of horse lovers, the discovery of equine DNA in food products earlier … more

4 mins

The opportunity to take part in sport, either competitively or recreationally, is an essential part of stress … more

7 mins

Exam results should mean celebration – but that won't be the case for everyone. The national average pass rate is usually between 70-80%. So, what should you do if it isn't good news?

2 mins

Vet students have their own little community, not only within their own university but also … more

5 mins

November 2013

Following last year’s announcement that the University of Surrey is to open a new veterinary … more

7 mins

October 2013

Recently, for the first time in years, I tried my hand at polo again. I … more

6 mins

After a summer of EMS, traveling and very little academic work, the time finally came … more

5 mins

September 2013

As mentioned in a recent post, I spent this summer in South America. This involved a couple … more

7 mins

Over the summer, I spent six weeks volunteering for Inti Wara Yassi in Bolivia. The charity … more

8 mins

July 2013

When I received yet another EMS email that had been sent to the whole vet … more

5 mins

Having received my results for the professional exams, I can finally say that I’ve finished … more

11 mins

June 2013

When I organised to do some dairy EMS, the farmer told me he doesn’t work … more

9 mins

As students, we need all the extra cash we can get, and often a part … more

6 mins