A good way to find out more about Cambridge and the veterinary medicine course is to come to and meet us at an Open Day. There are Open Days held every July (and this year for the first time, in September) and the annual two-day VetCam event for year 11 and 12 students who are interested in studying veterinary medicine. However, students do not have to attend an open day or residential course at Cambridge or any other vet school to apply to us. Students may find these events informative, helpful and enjoyable, but they will not increase your chances of gaining a place at Cambridge. No one should feel that they must spend large amounts of money on courses to improve their chances of admission to Cambridge, as this is not the case.
Cambridge University Vet School Open Days - Thursday 15th September and Friday 16th September 2016
We will be running tours of the Veterinary Department at the West Cambridge site on Madingley Road for potential students at 11.30am.
There will also be a talk for potential students and their parents/families at 12.30pm on both days.
Click the following link to book your place - http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-of-cambridge-vet-school-open-days-tickets-26439783103
VetCam: Introduction to Veterinary Science at Cambridge University - Monday 3rd, Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th April 2017
This is a two and a half day residential course for year 11 and 12 students. The details of how to apply for this course will be sent to all schools and sixth form colleges in the UK just after Christmas by email. The VetCam event is intended to provide an insight into both the preclinical and clinical courses and will include a mix of lectures, discussions, demonstrations and tours with lots of contact and discussion time with current students and staff.
The course costs £230* but covers all costs, including accommodation, meals and transport whilst in Cambridge.
Bookings will open early in January 2017
Click here to see the provisional timetable for this year.
Previous participants have said:
“Thank you! It was a very enjoyable experience.”
“I liked being able to live as I would if I came to this University.”
“It was useful to see different colleges – it helped me to decide which college to apply for.”
“It was great to have lots of opportunities to speak to current vet students.”
“It was good to learn more about the different aspects of the course like Pathology and Anatomy.”
“The admissions talk was most helpful as none of my family or friends had applied to university before.”