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Diversity in Veterinary Medicine

Information and resources about diversity in veterinary medicine

In these pages we aim to provide useful resource and content for pre-vet students from diverse communities under-represented in vet medicine.

Through inspirational stories, shared experiences and resource, we hope to inspire and equip you with the knowledge and tools you require in achieving your dream of becoming a veterinarian.

Diversity and Equity in Veterinary Medicine

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​​​​​​​Diversity is about empowering people and respecting what makes them different – whether this be their ethnicity, socio-economic background, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental health, or religion.

Veterinary Medicine Admissions

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Applying to University can be a stressful time, to help you through this process we have pulled together some useful information about our programme and access pathways, as well as some tips on how to make your application stand out.

Student profiles

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Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds, and have some fascinating stories to tell. We hope the following will give you some insight and inspiration.

Diversity Summer School

Learn more about the Diversity Summer School offered by the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies


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We've gathered together some resources that could help you in your journey towards becoming a veterinarian.