After occupying premises within the city of Edinburgh for more than 175 years, the School has moved all its teaching and learning activities to the Easter Bush Campus, seven miles south of the city centre, co-locating with our existing veterinary hospitals and practices.
The new £42 million, two storey, 11,500 square metre building was opened in 2011, ready for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Our veterinary students will enter one of the most demanding, and at the same time rewarding, professions in the world.
Many will be giving the best possible care to your family pets. Some will push back the boundaries of science by researching causes and treatments of disease.
Yet more will be responsible for the health and welfare of farm animals and the safety of the food you eat.
The new veterinary teaching facility is necessary if Scotland is to deliver professionals who will lead the way in both animal and human healthcare in the 21st century.
Our new purpose-built facility enables us to train many more veterinary professionals, and houses a number of innovative teaching areas and resources to support new ways of learning.
Our new facility:
This article was published on Dec 12, 2011