veterinary school

Despite a drop in applications, UK veterinary schools remain ‘oversubscribed’

The Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) have said UK veterinary schools remain ‘oversubscribed’ despite a drop in applications.   While admission figures suggest people are losing interest in the veterinary field, the VCA argues the data available portrays a skewed version of reality.   The organisational body is also working to improve its ‘unhelpful’ communication around […]

How to write a cover letter for veterinary nursing

Finally finished veterinary school? Congratulations! But now it’s time to face reality and apply for jobs. As experts in the industry, we thought it was only fair to give you a head start. Carry on reading for cover letter advice for the newly qualified veterinary nurses reading!    Structure effectively    There’s no point spending […]

5 tips for your first veterinary nurse role

After years of hard work, the big day is finally here – you’re officially a qualified veterinary nurse! Amongst all the excitement it can be easy to feel overwhelmed during your first few weeks or even months. That’s why we’ve put together the following advice for you to refer back to (don’t say we don’t […]

Everything you need to know about becoming a vet

Decided you want to become a vet? Overwhelmed with information and don’t know where to start? We’re here to help! In this blog, our experienced team offers a snapshot overview of the basic steps to becoming a vet.  Qualifications  In order to become a vet there are certain qualifications you need to obtain. However, these […]

5 myths about studying veterinary medicine

So, you’re thinking of studying veterinary medicine but don’t know whether you meet the entry requirements? In this quick-read blog, we debunk 5 common myths about getting into veterinary school.   1.You must be educated to degree level  Applying to a degree programme is not the only option, there are gateway and foundation programmes which […]