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The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is the second oldest vet school in the world and Number one vet school in Europe.

The RVC teaches veterinary medicine and a gateway foundation year, veterinary nursing, as well as bioscience pathways which focus on animal science and are accredited by the RSB!

A day in the life of three vets | Zone 3: scientists at work

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RVC's Animal Academy

If you are interested in working with animals in the future. check out the Animal Academy.

This is a brand-new online programme to support young people from under-represented backgrounds to reach their goals of studying and working with animals. Members have access to exclusive support, advice and monthly events about animal careers, going to university, and of course learning from the RVC’s student and animal experts!

To join the Animal Academy you must be aged 13 or above, and attend a state school in the UK. You will also need to meet some additional criteria such as being the first in your family to go to university, be eligible for Free School Meals, or live in an area with low progression rates to higher education.

Find out more and apply to be part of the Animal Academy here!

RVC for Me newsletter

If you would like to be kept informed about the RVC, including events (both online, and in person in the future), student stories, and summer schools, sign up for their newsletter, RVC for Me.

Junior Vet Club

If you aged 7 to 12 and interested in animals you can sign up to their Junior Vet Club to keep up to date with activities, events and competitions for young people who love animals. Register here.

Resources for teachers

You can find all the key information you need to support students interested in animal science, in their Teacher and Advisor Support Pack and be the first to hear about opportunities and support from the RVC by joining their Teacher and Advisor Newsletter for termly updates and reminders.

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