Bristol, United Kingdom

Destination Vet

when 23 July 2023 - 5 August 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 2995

Destination Vet is a 2-week residential summer school experience, showcasing what it is like to study Veterinary Science at the University of Bristol. Academic sessions are mostly delivered on our Vet School's Langford campus, with additional teaching on our main Bristol campus, plus visits to supplementary locations for further animal-handling and learning experiences.

Course leader

Dr Susanna Horseman and colleagues at the Bristol Veterinary School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Bristol

Target group

Pre-undergraduate students. Currently in High School / 16–18 further education. You must be studying Chemistry and at least one of either Biology, Physics or Maths.

Course aim

Clinical skills and techniques:
Understand biosecurity, safe working practice, clinical examination and practical techniques.

Communication skills:
Learn how to communicate with animal owners and find out about the internal referral process.

Group work and presentation techniques:
Work with other students to respond to a case study and present your findings to faculty members.

Problem-solving skills:
Gain advice from our working specialist practitioners about how to identify and respond to in-field risks, and learn how to implement best practice.

Fee info

GBP 2995: All tuition, teaching materials and a transcript
Lab consumables, site materials, or community workshop costs when applicable
Single-room accommodation in a University of Bristol residence
A half-board meal package (breakfast and dinner) throughout your stay
A team of supportive student leaders available 24/7
An exciting social programme
Arrivals and departures day transfers within Bristol from Bristol Airport, Bristol Bus and Coach Station, or Bristol Temple Meads train station.