The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Dick Vet Rises to Second in latest Complete University Guide Subject League Table

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies has risen in the latest Complete University Guide subject league table to second in the UK, a rise of two places from last year’s league table.


Subject League Tables Revealed

This year’s annual Complete University Guide higher education league tables and subject league tables have recently been revealed, aiming to serve as a valuable guide to prospective students researching their 2022 higher education options.

The subject league tables are based on six measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects – outcomes and Graduate Prospects – on track, with the Dick Vet scoring highly in all measures.

Consistent Success in Subject Rankings

The School prides itself as a one-of-a-kind centre of excellence in clinical activity, teaching and research, which is reflected in our consistent success in subject rankings.

Earlier this year we saw the Dick Vet rise in the latest QS World University Rankings by subject to third in the world, a testament to the quality of the staff and students in the Dick Vet Community.

For four years in a row, the School has come out top in the Guardian University Guide: League Table for Veterinary Science, demonstrating the strength of our overall offering to students.

Our continued mission is to provide world-class education, research, and clinical services to improve the health of animals and human beings alike using outstanding Educational, Research and Clinical Facilities at our purpose-built Easter Bush Campus.


Complete University Guide Subject League Table: Veterinary Medicine

QS World Rankings by Subject 2021: Dick Vet Rises to Third 

Guardian League Tables 2021: Dick Vet Top for Four Years in a Row 

About the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a one-of-a-kind centre of excellence in clinical activity, teaching and research. Our purpose-built campus, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Pentland Hills Regional Park, is home to more than eight hundred staff and almost fourteen hundred students, all of whom contribute to our exceptional community ethos.

The School comprises:

We represent the largest concentration of animal science-related expertise in Europe, impacting local, regional, national, and international communities in terms of economic growth, the provision of clinical services, and the advancement of scientific knowledge.