IVSA Brazil, São Paulo
The IVSA São Paulo, Brazil
In August, 2020, the students from the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science of the University of São Paulo were approved as a new Member Organization (MO) within the International Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA), since then the MO has been recognized as IVSA São Paulo – Brazil.
In 6 months as an official MO, the IVSA USP – São Paulo has played an important role in the IVSA Global, and more specifically within The Americas Region. The Americas Regional Team is composed by 6 members, being 3 of them from our MO: Gabriel de Assis Duarte (The Americas Recruitment Officer), Yuri Victor Calvo (The Americas Project Manager) and William Nunes Vilany (The Americas Committee Liaison).
Some members of IVSA USP – São Paulo have also integrated the committees as officials: Jade Li (Public Relation Coordinator and Social Media Manager of the Standing Committee on Career Attributes) and Arthur Cobayashi Guerra (Social Media Manager of the Standing Committee on Animal Welfare). Currently our MO includes almost 70 students, and despite the pandemic and the other external factors, the IVSA São Paulo – Brazil has proved to be an exponent group and improved our international integration with students from all around the world.
The Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo (FMVZ USP) is a public institution founded in 1919, and ever since then has been a protagonist in veterinary science, producing relevant scientific research and graduating excellent professionals. Thanks to its team of professors, students and employees, the FMVZ USP is recognized as the best veterinary school from Brazil and also from South America.
Graduate and improve professionals on the most diverse areas of Veterinary Science, with courses of graduation and post-graduation
Develop scientific and technological researches of national interest in the area of Veterinary Science
Support with scientific collaboration public institutions, private companies and national and international scientific centers.
Structure of the FMVZ USP:
Our school is based at the University City “Armando Salles de Oliveira”, on São Paulo city, which has a built area of 65,559m², with excellent infrastructure. There are many activities the students and visitors can enjoy in the University, among them, The USP Sports Practice Center (CEPEUSP) that offers several sporting modalities for USP. Besides that, we also have activities at the campus “Fernando Costa”, on Pirassununga, a farm with an area of 2,269 hectares, is the largest of USP in territorial extension, with an incredible infrastructure in the area of animal production in Brazil, where part of the practical classes of the course are held.
São Paulo is the most multicultural city in Brazil and one of the most diverse in the world. Since 1870, approximately 2.3 million immigrants have arrived in the state from all over the world, in 2016, it had native residents from 196 different countries.
Like the cultural variety in São Paulo, there are several religious manifestations present in the city. Although it developed on an Catholic social matrix, it is possible to find dozens of different Protestant denominations in the city today, as well as the practice of Islam, spiritism, among others.
It has important monuments, parks and museums, such as the Latin America Memorial, the Portuguese Language Museum, the Ipiranga Museum, MASP, Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo Botanical Garden and Paulista Avenue, and events of great repercussion , such as the International Art Biennial, the Brazilian Grand Prix of Formula 1, São Paulo Fashion Week and the LGBT Pride Parade.
The diversity of peoples and cultures that built the city also makes the region's cuisine a great tourist attraction in itself. This statement can be confirmed through the wide gastronomic variety of the city, which covers more than 50 types of cuisine.
To sum up, occupies the 12th position in the world in the accomplishment of international events and offers great gastronomic diversity and nightlife, numerous possibilities of leisure, entertainment and cultural activities.
Departments: -Surgery (VCI)
-Medical Clinic (VCM)
-Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health (VPS)
-Animal Reproduction (VRA)
Veterinary Teaching Hospital (HOVET)
Virginie Buff D’Ápice Library
Veterinary Anatomy Museum (MAV)
Pirassununga is a city in the interior of São Paulo, 207 km away from São Paulo and with a little more than 70 thousand inhabitants. It offers several restaurants specializing in freshwater fish, ecotourism, parks, waterfalls and excellent leisure structure. It is one of the best cities in Brazil in quality of life.
-Animal Production and Nutricion (VNP)
-Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health (VPS)
-Center of Biotechnology and Animal Reproduction (CBRA - VRA)
-Experimental Center on Toxicologic Researches (Ceptox - VPT)
-Support Center for Teaching and Research (Caep - VCI and VCM)
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- President: Gabriel de Assis Duarte
- Exchange officer: Yuri Victor Calvo and Beatriz Leme do Carmo
- Financier: Júlia da Mata Góes Silva and Júlia Silveira Queiroz
- Secretary: Conrado Henrique Hackmann and Giulia Martinez Cunha
- Events: Sara Altíssimo Pacito, Lívia de Arruda Garcia, Leticia Huggler Ribeiro, Paola Polesi Bonaldi and Larissa Fonseca Monteiro
- Marketing: Arthur Cobayashi Guerra, Amanda Fernandes Gimenez, Isabelle Gonçalves de Lima and Natalia Miranda Oliveira