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Vet School grand opening

Learn more about the grand opening of the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine, attended by Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.

The grand opening, which took place on 15 October 2015, saw The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh join other special guests on a short tour of our new Vet School buildings and meet some of our staff, students and supporters. Read more about the Royal visit.

Grand opening video

Professor Chris Proudman, Head of the School of Veterinary Medicine, talks about the grand opening and explains why the School is unique.

Queen opens new School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey

To view more photographs from the day and see the reaction to The Queen's visit on social media, take a look at our Vet School opening storify.

Learn more about the Vet School

The £45 million School features cutting-edge facilities including state-of-the-art clinical skills facilities and one of the best veterinary pathology centres in Europe.

See pictures of the new School buildings and take a look at our infographic for interesting and unusual facts about the School.

Learn more about the School of Veterinary Medicine and our programmes in the field of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

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