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The value of a vet degree

With the general election fast approaching, there’s been a big push to encourage 18 to 25-year-olds to vote, since a huge proportion of us …

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Corporate feminisation

In a previous blog, I alluded to the feminisation of the profession. Here, I speak very carefully to avoid confusion of this …

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 …

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Doctor?

Stuart Reid, current president of the RCVS, wants to revisit the old chestnut of using the title “Doctor” for UK-trained vets. Good …

BEVA 2014 was apparently a very sombre event.

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As a student steward at the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Congress, my responsibilities included helping set up the trade exhibition, handing …

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A vet school storm on the horizon

Following last year’s announcement that the University of Surrey is to open a new veterinary school (taking in the first cohort of …

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A surplus of vets

I read with surprise another university is seeing fit to build a new veterinary school, making that eight in the UK. The …

Student blogger, Jordan Sinclair

In the beginning…

I think it’s fair to say I have a less than conventional pre-veterinary school story. In early 2011, after years of working hard …