Currently browsing tag

Glasgow

I’m a bit of a grammar nazi, so getting involved in editing has been a lot of fun.

Finding the words

I enjoy writing about my experiences, but I also enjoy reading about others. I’m also a bit (or a lot) of a …

AVS committee at annual ball

Represent, support, engage!

The AVS (Association of Veterinary Students) Congress marks one year since my involvement with the association began. Last year, in Nottingham, I …

Homeless man with dogs

Helping the hounds of the homeless

The homeless come with a certain stigma – particularly those with pets at their side. Should we be concerned for the welfare of those …

Jordan and her peers, not even halfway through their course, feel they are fighting to keep their heads above water – Image: ©iStockphoto/Anton_Sokolov

Hitting the third-year wall

Everyone had heard rumours third year at veterinary school was the worst. On coming back to university after a long summer of …

Dick day cup

D-day

It’s that time of year again, when vet students become more competitive than ever and inter-school rivalry (friendly and, for the most …

Jordan (far left) and the Glasgow Gnomes, preparing for the AVS sports weekend.

Vet School’s Got Talent

When you apply to vet school, there are certain boxes you have to tick: achieve the right A-Levels (or Advanced Highers), complete …

pet-sematary-cover

How far is too far?

In my interview for Glasgow vet school, I was asked the question “how far is too far?”, and recent episodes of The …

Glaswegian zombies

Two years as a vet student

Having endured the wait for results, I can officially say I’ve passed my second year at vet school, and reflect on another …

horse-boots-rodeo-2014

Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

The Glasgow Vet School Rodeo is an annual charity event organised by vet students. It is traditional for second year students to …