Dick Vet Tops Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
The Dick Vet Tops Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the sixth year running.
The Dick Vet has continued its success in University subject ranking tables by coming top of the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for Veterinary Medicine for the sixth year in a row!
The Times guide promotes itself as the definitive British university rankings, based on nine key measures relevant to student experience. This provides prospective students the information to make an informed choice about their higher education decision. It evaluates a wide range of factors, from satisfaction with teaching quality and the student experience through to degree completion rates and graduate employment prospects
Consistently Top Ranking
The Dick Vet has excelled in recent league tables and as well as topping the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for the sixth year in a row, we also recently topped the Guardian University Guide 2021 league table for veterinary science for the fourth year in a row.
In the worldwide rankings, we placed second in the world and top in the UK in the most recent ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 - Veterinary Sciences.
A Platform for Excellence
The Dick Vet prides itself on world class teaching, research and clinical care, based on the purpose-built Easter Bush Campus.
We provide an excellent student experience with a National Student Survey score in 2020 of 95% student satisfaction overall.
Our world-class research is based in the Roslin Institute and in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), veterinary and agricultural research at the University of Edinburgh and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) was ranked as the most powerful in the UK.
The School is home to three clinical practices with hospitals attached, each distinguished in its excellence and committed to providing the very best clinical care to patients. Our clinical facilities offer patients and students alike an unparalleled experience due to our staff, facilities and bench-to-bedside research.
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:
- The Roslin Institute
- The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security
- The Roslin Innovation Centre
- The Hospital for Small Animals
- Equine Veterinary Services
- Farm Animal Services
- Easter Bush Pathology
- The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education
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.