12:42 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Take part in BVA/AVS survey and win an iPad2 and free attendance to AVS Congress 2013
The survey will inform the BVA and AVS how best to serve students in the UK, as well as provide a more accurate picture of who vet students actually are.
The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete and could net you an iPad2 or free entry to AVS Sports or AVS Congress 2013.
Learn more about the AVS on their website, and follow them on Twitter @AVS_UK_Ireland
Take part in the survey here.
2:54 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
The National Student Survey has found the University of Nottingham to be the highest rated UK vet school by students. Categories assessed included feedback on work, teaching quality, organisation and available resources.
To see the results as well as average scores for each individual aspect of the survey, click here.
3:07 pm in News, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
The newly formed British Veterinary Union (BVU) has launched a survey to identify the potential exploitation of junior vets in issues of pay. The issue lies in certain veterinary schools changing titles of internships to scholarships, denying junior vets payment.
If you’re a veterinary student or involved in veterinary schools in any way, please take part in the survey here.
1:49 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Internships will undergo careful analysis in terms of the quality and relevance of the experience they provide for veterinary graduates and students.
Internships can be a key way of gaining vital experience in a practice. However internships can be notorious for their differing quality: some interns are treated to in-depth workings in a company, others are simply there to make coffee and fill quotas. A normalising standard, which this survey will help clarify, would be ideal.
Click here for full details from AVMA.