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Top Dog Hills Cordoba

Top Dog’ 2013 Triumph for Cordoba University Veterinary School, Spain

December 5, 2013 in News, Veterinary Schools by mark

During 2013, vet students from Europe and the Middle East have been enthusiastically voting for their vet schools, to try and win the coveted Hill’s Top Dog competition. Now the results have finally been announced and the veterinary school at the University of Cordoba in Spain has been awarded the grand first prize of 5,000... more »


Boehringer awards Royal Dick students anaesthesia, orthopaedics and cardiology prizes

September 23, 2013 in News, Veterinary Schools by mark

Graeme Doonauaght, Oliver Dack and Stephanie Goldschmidt from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh have won Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica’s prestigious annual awards for anaesthesia, orthopaedics and cardiology, as nominated by the respective heads of departments at the college.


Cambridge Vet School announces £3million development plan

May 31, 2013 in News, Veterinary Schools by mark

The University of Cambridge Veterinary School Trust has announced a new £3million building project, which promises to enhance the education of its students. The developments will take place at both Cambridge Veterinary School and Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital. A clinical skills teaching laboratory will be added, as well as a new pharmacy, accommodation for clinicians... more »

Veterinary Council of India

Hassan Veterinary College told not to admit students

May 23, 2013 in News, Veterinary Schools by mark

The Veterinary Council of India (VCI) has directed the Government Veterinary College in Hassan not to admit students for the academic year 2013-14, citing lack of infrastructure and adequate staff members. The VCI, which awards recognition to veterinary colleges in the country, has said the college cannot admit students until it fulfils all mandatory requirements.... more »

Kansas State

Kansas State University announce Master of Agribusiness degree

May 17, 2013 in News, Veterinary Schools by mark

Kansas State University’s Master of Agribusiness (MAB) distance degree program is now offering an MAB tailored to individuals working in the animal health industry. The Master of Agribusiness combines an M.B.A. and an M.S. in agricultural economics with a focus on professionals working in the animal health and agribusiness industries. Applications are now being accepted... more »

Alice Horne winner of BZVS competition

British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) Competition Winner Announced

May 14, 2013 in News by mark

Alice Horne, a third year student at the Nottingham Veterinary School, has won a poster presentation competition organised by the British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) during the Association’s Spring Meeting in Cambridge on 23-24 March.  The competition was sponsored by Virbac and was for the best poster or presentation relating to the use of a... more »

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Applications for veterinary student scholarships now accepted

May 12, 2013 in News, Veterinary Schools by mark

For the fifth year, Zoetis and the  are teaming up to award scholarships to bovine veterinary students. Applications now are being accepted for the 2013 AABP Foundation-Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarships. The AABP Foundation-Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarships are funded through a partnership with veterinarians, animal health suppliers and dealers. Scholarships are awarded to bovine veterinary students... more »

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288 US Veterinary Students Awarded Scholarships to Help Reduce the Burden of Student Debt

March 25, 2013 in News by mark

Today, in an effort to offset the significant costs associated with a veterinary education, 288 second- and third-year veterinary students at accredited universities throughout the United States and the Caribbean each received a $2,000 scholarship from Zoetis™ and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). Now in its fourth year, the program provided a total of... more »


Bursaries open for veterinary student research funding

March 4, 2013 in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)

MSD Animal Health Connect and Equine Connect bursaries now open for 2013

The Connect Bursary allows UK veterinary students to perform independent research during summer and is an excellent way for veterinary students to study abroad or begin projects they could never otherwise afford to take part in.

Both bursaries are worth £1000 and three overall winners will be eligible for a share of an additional £6000 prize fund.

For more information contact Paul Jennings by calling 01694 731777 or by e-mail.

More details can also be found at MSD.


Veterinary School is Undisputed ‘Top Dog’

March 4, 2013 in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)

Vet students vote top university

Throughout most of 2012, vet students across Europe, Africa and the Middle East have been tirelessly voting for their veterinary school’s place on the leader board in the Hill’s Top Dog competition. Now the results have been revealed, confirming that the generous 10,000 EUR grand prize has gone to Israel and the 2,000 EUR prize to France.

Read more to see who won.