School of Veterinary Medicine

The School of Veterinary Medicine aims to inspire and educate veterinary professionals who will advance veterinary medicine to meet the needs of a changing world.

Vet school highlights

Vet School Open Days

Professor Noel Fitzpatrick joined staff and students at our recent September Open Day.  Noel addressed an audience of aspiring veterinary students, speaking about his own journey to become a veterinary surgeon and the importance of following your dreams.

Noel was one of the core team that conceived and guided the foundation of the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

Our next Open Day is 22nd June, further information and details of how to book your place can be found on our Vet School Open Day page.

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Welcome from the Head of School

As the UK's newest School of Veterinary Medicine, we are creating a vet school that is different. 

Professor Chris Proudman, Head of School of Veterinary Medicine

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Surrey Vet School photo gallery

Take a look inside the pioneering new School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey and see pictures of our first-year student vets in practice.

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University of Surrey partners with CVS to deliver surgical skills training for vet students

A partnership between CVS, the RSPCA and the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine has led to the opening of a dedicated neutering clinic at Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists in Alton, Hampshire.

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The future of veterinary pathology

The University of Surrey has officially launched an £11m Veterinary Pathology Centre which will provide a focus for pathology research, education and commercial activity.

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  • Seminar

Vet School Partner Clinical Club

  • Thursday 25 Jan. 2018

  • Thursday 31 May. 2018

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  • Continuing professional development

The principles of HACCP for food manufacturing - level 3

  • Wednesday 21 Feb. 2018

  • Friday 23 Feb. 2018

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British and Irish Association of Robotic Gynaecological Surgeons - 8th Annual conference

  • Wednesday 18 Apr. 2018

  • Friday 20 Apr. 2018

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Our news

Press release

Increasing public awareness is vital in the fight against infectious diseases

Public awareness campaigns on spotting the signs and symptoms of infectious diseases and how to prevent them, play a key role in helping to stop the spread of such infections, a new study in thejournal Epidemiology and Infection reports. 

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Press release

A South American amphibian could potentially hold the key in curing cirrhosis

The unique liver function of a South American amphibian, Siphonops annulatus, could pave the way to finding a cure to the devastating liver condition cirrhosis, a new study published in the prestigious Journal of Anatomy reports. 

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News story

University of Surrey partners with CVS to deliver surgical skills training for vet students

A partnership between CVS, the RSPCA and the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine has led to the opening of a dedicated neutering clinic at Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists in Alton, Hampshire.

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Research news

Our partners

Partnerships underpin the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine. The initial concept for a new vet school that capitalised on pre-existing community and professional links among academics and clinicians was the idea of key individuals in our foundation partner group.

The early development of the School has been supported by the passion, knowledge and dedication of our founding partners. As the School has evolved, additional strategic partnerships have been developed to increase opportunities for teaching and research ensuring our students obtain the widest range of experiences in their studies.

Key Strategic Partners

Reflecting the variety of roles that vets play in society, we are proud to work in close cooperation with a range of other key supporting partners in veterinary clinical education. Through joint appointments, ongoing research links and provision of student placements, this diverse group helps us to prepare our graduates for successful and challenging careers: