Professor Ewan Cameron, Chair of the Veterinary Schools Council, has written to the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) reiterating the Council’s position on maintaining collaboration with its European partners in the aftermath of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Read Professor Cameron’s letter here.
The Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) represents seven UK veterinary schools and two non-UK associate veterinary schools. It provides a source of informed opinion on matters concerning veterinary education and research, from the welfare of students and academic researchers to links with government and industry. VSC engages in representative and policy work to ensure that the […]
Online registration for 2016’s VetEd symposium is now open. This year’s symposium is titled ‘Diversity in veterinary education’ and has a packed and varied programme. Click here to register online In addition, the call for workshop and poster abstracts is now out, with a submission deadline of 29/04/2016. See vetedsymposium.org for more.
Following the 31.01.2016 article by AVS president Helena Diffey in Times Higher Education, the Veterinary Schools Council is very mindful of the concerns that Ms Diffey highlights and the need for effective support programmes to be in place to aid veterinary students and professionals when they experience stress and mental health issues. The vocational nature […]
The Veterinary Schools Council today holds its research conference, ‘UK Veterinary Research: 2020 and Beyond’. Speakers and stakeholders with an interest in veterinary research will come together to discuss wide ranging topics, from One Health and clinical veterinary research to training needs and realising the potential of Big Data science. The day is organised […]
Comprised of experts in veterinary education, clinical practice and microbiology, the VSC Antimicrobial Resistance Group was this year established by the Veterinary Schools Council to analyse and coordinate efforts to fight antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as it relates to the key sector of animal health. AMR is one of the most important challenges to human and […]
Produced through a collaboration of the British Veterinary Association and ITN, The Veterinary View presents a debate on the state of veterinary education and how it may change. Representing the Veterinary Schools Council was Dr Clare Allen. The first episode can be viewed on the BVA website here.
The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has today released its guidelines to help vets employ overseas graduates successfully, highlighting the key considerations and factors to be aware of. The press release accompanying the guidelines can be found on the BEVA website, with supporting comment from the Veterinary Schools Council. Click here to see the guidance.
A letter from the Veterinary Schools Council to the Chancellor of the Exchequer regarding proposals in the 2014 autumn statement and equine research. Dear Mr Osborne Autumn Statement – introduction of a racing right The Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) represents the interests of seven UK veterinary schools. The VSC’s mission is to advocate, challenge and […]
The new website for the Veterinary Schools Council is now live, containing all the information you might need on the Council, where it comes from and its aims for the future. The About us section details these aims, as well as the membership and secretariat of the Veterinary Schools Council. As the Council engages in […]