School of Veterinary Medicine

At the School of Veterinary Medicine, we aim to inspire and educate veterinary professionals who will advance veterinary medicine to meet the needs of a changing world.

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Our research aims to advance knowledge in all aspects of veterinary medicine and education.

Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive)

We are home to the Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive), a research centre, startup and incubator supported by a co-investment of £8.5 million in resources, dedicated to the development and adoption of new digital technologies in animal health.

Our staff members

Emma Tallini

Teaching Staff

I qualified from Bristol University in 2002 and worked for 4 years doing mixed work in a number of practices both in the UK and New Zealand. I then moved to a solely small animal role in Newbury where I pursued an interest in surgery, with a particular focus on soft tissue surgery. I gained my GP certificate in soft tissue surgery in 2009. I have a wide range of experience in a ...
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Vet student, Jenessa Kurawski, tells us why she is keen to speak with prospective students about her Surrey experience to date

I have been studying at the University of Surrey for nearly 3 years now and have thoroughly enjoyed my...


Rotation in focus: Veterinary Pathology & Public Health by Lucy Hicklenton

My second four-week IMR rotation was Veterinary Pathology and Public Health, which is based on campus...