Founded in 1791 before becoming part of The University of London in 1949, The Royal Veterinary College is the oldest
English-speaking veterinary school in the English-speaking world.
Following the National Student Survey, The
Royal Veterinary College was ranked second in London and eighth in the UK for
student satisfaction. In the prestigious QS World University Rankings, the
College was crowned the top UK and European vet school and third in the world.
Popular courses include VetMed, Bioveterinary
Sciences and Veterinary Nursing, while a wide-ranging number of postgraduate
courses such as Control of Diseases in Animals, Livestock Health and
Production, Veterinary Epidemiology, Veterinary Epidemiology, and Public Health,
Wild Animal Biology, Wild Animal Health, and Veterinary Education are also
available. An equine clinic and referral hospital, farm animal centre,
post-mortem halls are available for students to use.
We support students each year in undertaken
exceptional opportunities to further their learning and to develop their career
prospects. Many of these opportunities involve travel or spending an extended
period of time on location; something that can be difficult to afford for many
Funds are awarded throughout the year to
ensure that students are able to take on these challenges and expand their