About us

As the UK's newest School of Veterinary Medicine, we are creating a vet school that is different. While embracing the traditional values of professionalism, scientific curiosity and clinical excellence, we are also developing a school with broad horizons.

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Mission, vision and values

Our mission

Our mission is to inspire and educate veterinary professionals who will advance veterinary medicine to meet the needs of a changing world.

Our vision

To educate confident and compassionate veterinarians committed to animal welfare, who through clinical and scientific excellence contribute significantly to society with professionalism and integrity.

We will deliver world-leading, multi-disciplinary, translational research and innovative education through local and global partnerships to benefit veterinary and human medicine.

Our values


The BVMSci (Hons) Veterinary Medicine and Science course is accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). On graduating and registering as a member of RCVS you will be entitled to work as a veterinarian in the UK.

Reciprocal agreements between RCVS and the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC) and the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) allow you practise in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and South Africa and any other country that recognises membership of RCVS as right to practise.  

This course is also accredited by the European Association of Establishments of Veterinary Education (EAEVE). 

Accreditation Outcomes and Reports 

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) accreditation was granted following a visit in 2023. You can view the School’s accreditation status and access the visitation report.

The European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) accreditation was granted following a visit in 2024. You can view the Self Evaluation Report and Visitation Report.