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Easter Bush Veterinary Centre

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Easter Bush Veterinary Centre

Roslin

EH25 9RG

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Join us at the University of Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies to find out how you can be a vet!

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***THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT AND OUR WAITING LIST IS ALSO FULL***

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ADDITIONAL SIGN-UPS. IF YOU ARE ON OUR WAITING LIST , YOU WILL BE INFORMED IF YOU ARE ALLOCATED A PLACE.

PLEASE DO NOT TURN UP ON THE EVENING UNLESS YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN EMAIL WITH FINAL DETAILS FROM US AS OUR VENUE CAN ONLY ACCOMMODATE A RESTRICTED NUMBER OF PEOPLE.

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You are warmly invited to join the University of Edinburgh's widening participation (WP) team, staff and students from the University's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, recent graduates and practicing vets to find out how you can be a vet!

The evening is aimed at S1 – S3 pupils from local state schools who want to be vets and their parent(s)/guardian(s). It will give you an idea of what it involves being a vet as well as what it takes to become a vet.

You’ll hear from experienced practicing vets, recently qualified vets and current vet medicine students at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. As well as this, you’ll find out more about what it takes to become a vet when you move into S4, S5 and S6.

Hosted at the University’s Easter Bush Veterinary Centre (EBVC) in Roslin, Midlothian, you’ll be able to see where you could one day be studying to become a vet!

What you'll take away from the session

By the end of the evening, you should be able to:

  • Identify some of the variety of areas vets can work in once qualified
  • Discuss some of the main roles/tasks carried out by vets
  • Discuss the some of the main aspects of a vet medicine degree & student life
  • List all the universities in the UK that currently offer Vet Medicine degrees
  • List the main subjects you'll need to take when you get to S4, S5 and S6
  • Discuss some of the basics of the application & selection process for Vet Medicine

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Easter Bush Veterinary Centre

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Easter Bush Veterinary Centre

Roslin

EH25 9RG

United Kingdom

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