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Destination Vet summer school 2022 at the University of Bristol

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.

What you'll learn

Destination Vet offers many different learning experiences with working vet practitioners, leading staff members, and specialist experts.

  • Small animal practice This includes work in referral, diagnostic laboratories and operation theatres.

  • Practice-based experience and observation sessions Gain practical experience at a dairy unit and sheep farm with practising vets, and participate in practice-based observation sessions with equine vets.

  • Sessions with specialist surgeons Participate in consultation sessions to assess and treat animals.

  • Exotic species session Learn to compare different species and identify internal structures during sessions on our main campus.

Participation in Destination Vet satisfies the work experience requirement for future undergraduate degree applications to the University of Bristol's BVSc Veterinary Science programme.

Programme Dates: Sunday 24 July to Saturday 6 August 2022

Programme Fee: £2,495 including accommodation and half board meal package (breakfast and dinner)

Application Deadline: 1 June 2022 - admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and may close early if all spaces are filled.

Requirements: You must be studying Chemistry HL and at least one of either Biology, Physics or Maths HL (or A-Level or equivalent). You must be 16 or over at the time of the summer school.

How to apply:

To apply, you will need to complete our short application form and submit:

  • evidence of your current qualifications being studied (for example, recent examination results or a copy of your timetable)

  • a short (maximum 250 words) statement explaining why you are applying to this summer school

  • evidence of your English language skills (if relevant).

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