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==IVSA in the World==
==IVSA in the World==

Member Organizations of IVSA are located all over the globe, each composed of extremely active members, sharing ideas and cultures throughout the year. The differences in cultures and various curriculums make all IVSA experiences rich and unique, but we all share the same passion for IVSA.
Member Organizations of IVSA are located all over the globe, each composed of extremely active members, sharing ideas and cultures throughout the year. The differences in cultures and various curriculums make all IVSA experiences rich and unique, but we all share the same passion for IVSA.
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The IVSA is an apolitical, associative student organization. As such, Member Organizations are recognized by a simple majority vote at IVSA General Assemblies. Member Organizations are thus recognized independent of the de facto or de jure status of the territory in which they are based.
The IVSA is an apolitical, associative student organization. As such, Member Organizations are recognized by a simple majority vote at IVSA General Assemblies. Member Organizations are thus recognized independent of the de facto or de jure status of the territory in which they are based.

==Member list==
===[[IVSA Algeria, Algiers]]===
===[[IVSA Algeria, Batna]]===
===[[IVSA Algeria, Blida]]===
===[[IVSA Algeria, Constantine]]===
===[[IVSA Australia, Murdoch]]===
===[[IVSA Australia, Queensland]]===
===[[IVSA Austria]]===
===[[IVSA Bangladesh]]===
===[[IVSA Belgium, Ghent]]===
===[[IVSA Brazil, São Paulo]]===

===[[IVSA Algeria]]===
===[[IVSA Bulgaria, Sofia]]===
===[[IVSA Austria]]===
===[[IVSA Ghent, Belgium]]===
===[[IVSA Bosnia and Herzegovina]]===
===[[IVSA China]]===
===[[IVSA China]]===
===[[IVSA Colombia]]===
===[[IVSA Croatia]]===
===[[IVSA Cyprus]]===
===[[IVSA Czech Republic, Brno]]===
===[[IVSA Czech Republic, Brno]]===
===[[IVSA Denmark]]===
===[[IVSA Denmark]]===
Denmark is one the earliest founded IVSA organizaations. IVSA Denmark was founded in 1951.
IVSA-denmark, has currently XX registered members throughout the veterinary faculty.
'''The current IVSA positions occupied:'''
President: Janne Rosenfeldt Olesen
vice-president: Cahtrine Morell
EO-Senior: Julie Lass
EO-junior: Leon Jacobsen
Treasurer: Anne Skovvang Juul Jespersen
Secretary: Nina Schmidt
IVSA-Denmark, has its headquarters in Copenhagen, at the University of Copenhagen, where the only veterinary faculty in Denmark also has its place.
IVSA-Denmark doesn't have a local member organization. Instead the students apply for a specific exchange and the participants themselves helps with the planning of the exchange.
'''Some of the group Exchanges We've done:'''
2012: IVSA-Denmark/IVSA-Grenada
2012/2013: IVSA-Denmark/IVSA-Norway
2013/2014: IVSA-Denmark/IVSA-Flortida
2014: IVSA-Denmark/IVSA-France, Alfort
2014: IVSA-Denmark/IVSA-Budapest
2015: IVSA-Denmark/IVSA-Zürich
We try to arrange atleast one big exchange(10 perticipants for about 7-10 days) and one small exchange(8 participants for about  5-7 days) a year.
'''What can You expect on exchanges in Denmark:'''
Vet related.
Our small animal hospital. Witch has been renovated to a brand new and fancy hospital in 2011.
Our large animal hospital. The hospital used to be in the centre of Copenhagen and was small and old, but in 2008 the new big hospital opened a bit outside of Copenhagen.  Therefore this is also very fancy and with brand new equipment.
Novo Nordisk. A big medicine company making insulin (invented in Denmark).  They have a lot of experiential animals and are famous for there good care of them.
Pig farms. In Denmark we have about 12.800.000 slaughter pigs, and about 5.600.000 people. So we are famous for our production and export. Therefore we have a lot of pig farms.
Viking Genetics. A world known danish company for it's highly valuated knowledge in genetics, distributing top quality semen to cattle productions all across the globe.
Culture related.
Kopenhagen Fur. Denmark is famous for Mink skins in a very high standard. This I due to the strict legislation about mink care in Denmark.  Kopenhagen fur is the company that processors all the skins and auction them to all over the world.
Christiania is a self-proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood in the centre of Copenhagen. And until 2004 the only place in Denmark witch freely sold hash.
Amailenborg. The queens palace. We have the oldest royal family in the world.
Nyhavn (New harbour). Very famous and have a long history. Sailors from all over the world coming to Copenhagen used to know this harbour for it’s beers and a girls. ;-) Today it’s a bit more fancy place to get a nice meal. But very popular among young people.
And of course there is plenty of other stuff to do and see, and we promise you to make it a phenomenal program. :-D If you have any requests, please let us know.  Looking forward to show you our country!
'''Individual Exchanges'''
When applying for individual exchanges in Denmark, English is a must.
Neither our IVSA organisation or the university offers dorms, sadly!
We canøt offer internships at our university, though the univeristy itself has a splendid programme made easy to apply through. The Erasmus programme it's called, and here is a link to get you started:
'''Local acticities'''
Dogwash: an event where regular people from the nabourhood gets a cheap dog wash. The money is donated to different animal organizations.
Smediefest: Our annual festival, for the entire fuculty, with 500+ attendens every year.
Membership meetings: quarterly a year, we host a meeting for all members. Each meetings has a specifik aggenda, as one is for delegating scholarships to certain students which has brought back acedemic relevance from their travelings. Another is where we advertise the possibilities of traveling through IVSA - a good event for those needing inspiration.
If you wish to know more about IVSA Denmark, visit our webpage:
Specific EO related(e.g. exchanges): eo.ivsa.dk@gmail.com
Main IVSA: ivsadenmark@gmail.com
===[[IVSA Egypt]]===
===[[IVSA Egypt]]===
===[[IVSA Estonia]]===
===[[IVSA Finland]]===
===[[IVSA Finland]]===
===[[IVSA France, Alfort]]===
===[[IVSA France]]===
===[[IVSA France, Lyon]]===
===[[IVSA France, Toulouse]]===
===[[IVSA Germany]]===
===[[IVSA Germany]]===
===[[IVSA Ghana, Kumasi]]===
===[[IVSA Ghana, Pong Tamale]]===
===[[IVSA Greece, Thessaloniki]]===
===[[IVSA Greece, Thessaloniki]]===
===[[IVSA Greece, Thessaly]]===
===[[IVSA Greece, Thessaly]]===
===[[IVSA Grenada]]===
===[[IVSA Hungary]]===
===[[IVSA Hungary]]===
===[[IVSA India]]===
===[[IVSA India, Mumbai]]===
===[[IVSA India, Bidar]]===
===[[IVSA Indonesia]]===
===[[IVSA Indonesia]]===
===[[IVSA Iran]]===
===[[IVSA Iran, Duhok]]===
===[[IVSA Italy, Neapoli]]===
===[[IVSA Iraq, Kirkuk]]===
===[[IVSA Japan]]===
===[[IVSA Iraq, Sulaymaniyah]]===
===[[IVSA Kosovo]]===
===[[IVSA Italy, Bologna]]===
===[[IVSA Selangor, Malaysia]]===

===[[IVSA Kelantan, Malaysia]]===
===[[IVSA Italy, Camerino]]===
===[[IVSA Netherlands]]===
===[[IVSA Italy, Milan]]===
===[[IVSA Italy, Naples]]===

The IVSA Chapter the Netherlands located in Utrecht is already quite old. Sadly enough, the IVSA Chapter the Netherlands wasn't very active for quite a few years, but luckily this changed about one or two years ago and yet we are back and running!

At this point we are busy trying to arrange '''individual internships''' abroad for Dutch students, individual internships here in The Netherlands for foreign veterinary students and we are organizing the first edition of the '''European Vet Student Seminar''' (based on the concept of the SAVMA symposium and Asian Conference) in September/October 2016. Of course we also organize a '''group exchange''' with an IVSA chapter in another country each year and some smaller local activities like lectures.
===[[IVSA Italy, Teramo]]===
===[[IVSA Italy, Torino]]===
Right now our chapter has '''six members''':
===[[IVSA Japan]]===
===[[IVSA Kashmir]]===
President: Denise van Eekelen
===[[IVSA Kenya]]===
Secretary: Kiki Streng
===[[IVSA Kosovo, Prishtina]]===
Treasurer: Hannah van Velzen
===[[IVSA Latvia]]===
Exchange Officer I: Caroline Bulstra
===[[IVSA Libya, Tripoli]]===
Exchange Officer II: Roosmarijn van Straten
===[[IVSA Lithuania]]===
Public Relations Officer: Mathijs Knipscheer
===[[IVSA North Macedonia, Skopje]]===
===[[IVSA Malawi]]===
===[[IVSA Malaysia, Kelantan]]===
===[[IVSA Malaysia, Selangor]]===
===[[IVSA Mexico]]===
===[[IVSA Mongolia]]===
===[[IVSA Morocco]]===
===[[IVSA Namibia]]===
===[[IVSA Nepal]]===
===[[IVSA Netherlands]]===
===[[IVSA Nigeria]]===
===[[IVSA Norway]]===
===[[IVSA Pakistan]]===
===[[IVSA Paraguay, San Lorenzo]]===
===[[IVSA Peru]]===

'''More information''' about us can be found by visiting our website or facebook or by sending us an e-mail!

Website: www.ivsa.nl
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ivsa.netherlands
E-mail: info@ivsa.nl

===[[IVSA Nigeria, Abuja]]===
===[[IVSA Philippines, Mindanao]]===
===[[IVSA Nigeria, Ibadan]]===
===[[IVSA Philippines, Los Banos]]===
===[[IVSA Nepal]]===
===[[IVSA Philippines, CBSUA]]===
===[[IVSA Norway]]===
===[[IVSA Philippines, CLSU]]===
===[[IVSA Palestine]]===
===[[IVSA Philippines, Echague Isabela]]===
===[[IVSA Philippines]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Krakow]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Lisbon]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Lublin]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Lublin]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Olsztyn]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Olsztyn]]===
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===[[IVSA Poland, Warsaw]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Warsaw]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Wroclaw]]===
===[[IVSA Poland, Wroclaw]]===
===[[IVSA Portugal, Porto]]===
===[[IVSA Portugal]]===
===[[IVSA Republic of Moldova]]===
===[[IVSA Romania, Bucharest]]===
===[[IVSA Romania, Cluj-Napoca]]===
===[[IVSA Romania, Cluj-Napoca]]===
===[[IVSA Romania, Iasi]]===
===[[IVSA Romania, Timisoara]]===
===[[IVSA Romania, Timisoara]]===
===[[IVSA Russia, St. Petersburg]]===
===[[IVSA Russia, St. Petersburg]]===
===[[IVSA Russia, Kazan]]===
===[[IVSA Rwanda]]===
===[[IVSA Senegal]]===
===[[IVSA Serbia, Belgrade]]===
===[[IVSA Serbia, Belgrade]]===
===[[IVSA Slovakia]]===
===[[IVSA Slovenia]]===
===[[IVSA Slovenia]]===
===[[IVSA South Africa]]===
===[[IVSA South Africa]]===
===[[IVSA South Korea]]===
===[[IVSA Spain, Barcelona]]===
===[[IVSA Spain, Zaragoza]]===
===[[IVSA Sweden]]===
===[[IVSA Switzerland, Bern]]===
===[[IVSA Switzerland, Zurich]]===
===[[IVSA Taiwan]]===
===[[IVSA Thailand]]===
===[[IVSA Thailand]]===
===[[IVSA Turkey, Samsun]]===
===[[IVSA Trinidad and Tobago]]===
[[File:ivsa logo (protea flat).jpg|center|upright=2.0]]
IVSA Trinidad and Tobago was established in the 2020-2021 term.

= About us =
IVSA South Africa is based at the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science. This is the only faculty in South Africa that offers Veterinary Science as a degree. We are a bunch of bright, young and active students who aim to connect South African Veterinary Students with those of the rest of the world and learning as much from each other as we possibly can.. We are a very active Chapter with 140 members currently and growing. Our chapter is very focused on community outreach programmes and the One Health concept. We interact very actively with a Community Veterinary Clinic, where Veterinary Services are provided free of charge.

'''IVSA Trinidad and Tobago Board Members 2020-2021'''

President: Kezia Sookram

= Our Faculty =
Exchange Officer: Ellison Browne
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Our Faculty is located in Pretoria, which is the capital of South Africa. Our Campus is isolated from the university's main campus and it's situated on a farm-like setup. We are roughly 30 kilometers from Main Campus. Our campus is very isolated and because of the farm area, encompasses the beauty of South Africa We have some of the best facilities in our Country. we have an Academic hospital where the students are trained and lectured by our country's finest Veterinarians and Researchers. On our campus we have many animals that are used for the purposes of learning. We have Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Horses, Dogs, Cats and Donkeys. Our residences are on the same grounds as the campus and are roughly 500 metres from each other. Cycling and Walking to class are the norm for us. Most students are based in the residences or live very close by.
Public Relations Officer: Georgia Evelyn

Secretary: Samantha Cooper

= Our City =
Treasurer: Angel Neptune

Pretoria is The Capital of South Africa and is worldwide known as the Jacaranda city. Every year around Spring time it is the most beautiful sight to drive through our city. it is named after Voortrekker leader Andries Pretorius. We also have the Voortrekker Monument which is iconic and encapsulates South Africa's history beautifully. We are very centrally located and are close to the major cities and the Union Buildings which is iconic for Pretoria.
===[[IVSA Tunisia]]===
===[[IVSA Turkey, Ankara]]===
===[[IVSA Turkey, Aydin]]===
= Individual Exchanges =
===[[IVSA Turkey, Burdur]]===
===[[IVSA Turkey, Bursa]]===
== Option one: going through the University of Pretoria ==
===[[IVSA Turkey, Elazig]]===
===[[IVSA Turkey, Erzurum]]===
* Apply at least 6 months in advance
===[[IVSA Turkey, Istanbul]]===
* IVSA has no control over whether you are accepted or not and can’t take responsibility for the student administration department of the University of Pretoria.
===[[IVSA Turkey, Kayseri]]===
* Accommodation in our dorms charge a fee of R100/day (approximately €10)
===[[IVSA Turkey, Kirikkale]]===
* Our hospital provides opportunities in:
===[[IVSA Turkey, Konya]]===
:: Small animal medicine
===[[IVSA Turkey, Samsun]]===
:: Production animals
===[[IVSA Turkey, Sivas]]===
:: Equine medicine and surgery
===[[IVSA Uganda]]===
::      Radiology
===[[IVSA UK & Ireland]]===
:: Exotics
===[[IVSA United Arab Emirates]]===
:: Ophthalmology
===[[IVSA SAVMA]]===
:: Dentistry
===[[IVSA Zambia]]===
:: Anesthesiology
===[[IVSA Zimbabwe]]===
:: Pathology
===[[IVSA Bahri]]===
:: Reproduction
:: Our exotic clinic is a separate private clinic within the hospital
* There are also opportunities for post graduate students to participate in various research projects taking place in our departments:
:: Anatomy and Physiology
:: Companion Animal Clinical Studies
:: Paraclinical Sciences
:: Production Animal Studies
:: Veterinary Tropical Diseases
* The selection process is thorough as we have limited space and students with previous clinical experience who are finishing off their degree have a better chance of getting in.
== Option 2: Placement with a Private vet, Zoo or Wildlife Sanctuary ==  
* We have number of very good private veterinary clinics who are willing to take on eager but experienced student volunteers, accommodation and food have to be organised separately in many cases (we try our best to get the most affordable accommodation possible.)
* Most clinics are either small animal, equine or mixed. Livestock vets are mobile and travel to farms.
* Wildlife vets are scarce, busy and they charge a hefty fee (€50 – 100/day)!!!!
* Wildlife work is very hands on and physical, so be prepared!
* An option for students who are very interested in wildlife is to place them in a wildlife rehabilitation centre (they also charge similar fees) where they participate in day to running of the facility as well as the veterinary aspect of caring for the animals and possibly some game capture when bringing in new animals.
* Wildlife work is variable, days of heavy work may be interspersed with quiet days. Some Parks board vets sometimes have nothing to do for 2 weeks at a time – it is not guaranteed that you will take part in game capture or work with the wildlife
* We try to keep the length of exchanges to four weeks maximum, especially when dealing with private vets. Our Hospital does however take on students for a longer period of time if they are part a research project that runs over a few months.
* Due to the large number of individual exchange enquiries we receive, IVSA South Africa have decided to try and limit the number of individual exchanges to ten per year, five wildlife and five private placements as exchanges take a lot of time to organise. This is not a fixed number and may vary according to circumstance.
* Often the cheaper accommodation is further away and it is an advantage if one can drive – public transport is not reliable and often not safe for foreigners. We suggest that staying in the accommodation provided by the zoo/private vet is advisable (even if it is a bit more expensive) for this reason.
* uShaka Marine World in Durban has one opening a year with the vet that works there. Must be a maximum of 4 weeks and a minimum of 2 weeks.
* Please be aware that the rural and small town vets, even if they are specialized in one species, often deal with companion, exotic, equine, production and wildlife work in varying degrees.
= Group Exchanges =
* Our holidays:
We have three times a year during which we can either host an exchange or take part in one overseas:
:: A very short 10 day break at the end of April
:: A 2 week break at the beginning of July (winter in SA)
:: Mid November and December (summer holidays).
* We can normally host up to ten exchange students and ten of our own students making the group total thirty.
* We generally try to raise all the funds for the South African leg of the exchange and it is then expected that the country we are exchanging with will raise the funds for their leg of the exchange, each exchange is different however.
* Exchanges usually last between ten days and two weeks.
* We are happy to exchange with 2 countries/faculties simultaneously if the itinerary will allow it (i.e. 5 students from Netherlands and 5 from Belgium on one exchange)
* We need to know 1 year in advance to organise an exchange.
* Our exchanges are generally a massive South African road trip, exploring our many World heritage sites, getting in touch with wildlife, swimming on our stunning beaches as well as the opportunity to give a little back to the community by taking part in a community veterinary clinic....... all of this is peppered with the veterinary education and lectures at our University as well as at many of the places we visit (crocodile farm, elephant sanctuary, cheetah sanctuary etc).
* So feel free to contact us to organise an exchange as we love to explore the wanders of the world and enjoy introducing people to ours!
= Meet The Committee =  
President : Aqil Jeenah
Vice President / Exchange Officer : Sone Pretorius
Exchange Officer Assistant : Ivan Kotze, Priyanka Gounden
Treasurer : Amy Oldfield
Community Outreach and VB4A Representative : Jessica Jane Borrageiro
Animal Welfare : Patricia Edwards
Local Veterinary Public Health Officer
Secretary : Este Stolz
Secretariat : Saadiya Asmal, Henry Cloete, Lara Murray, Luana Ungerer
= Contact Us =  
IVSA South Africa]
IVSA South Africa]

Revision as of 13:23, 7 August 2022

IVSA in the World

Member Organizations of IVSA are located all over the globe, each composed of extremely active members, sharing ideas and cultures throughout the year. The differences in cultures and various curriculums make all IVSA experiences rich and unique, but we all share the same passion for IVSA.

The IVSA is an apolitical, associative student organization. As such, Member Organizations are recognized by a simple majority vote at IVSA General Assemblies. Member Organizations are thus recognized independent of the de facto or de jure status of the territory in which they are based.

IVSA Algeria, Algiers

IVSA Algeria, Batna

IVSA Algeria, Blida

IVSA Algeria, Constantine

IVSA Australia, Murdoch

IVSA Australia, Queensland

IVSA Austria

IVSA Bangladesh

IVSA Belgium, Ghent

IVSA Brazil, São Paulo

IVSA Bulgaria, Sofia

IVSA China

IVSA Colombia

IVSA Croatia

IVSA Cyprus

IVSA Czech Republic, Brno

IVSA Denmark

IVSA Egypt

IVSA Estonia

IVSA Finland

IVSA France

IVSA Germany

IVSA Ghana, Kumasi

IVSA Ghana, Pong Tamale

IVSA Greece, Thessaloniki

IVSA Greece, Thessaly

IVSA Grenada

IVSA Hungary

IVSA India, Mumbai

IVSA India, Bidar

IVSA Indonesia

IVSA Iran, Duhok

IVSA Iraq, Kirkuk

IVSA Iraq, Sulaymaniyah

IVSA Italy, Bologna

IVSA Italy, Camerino

IVSA Italy, Milan

IVSA Italy, Naples

IVSA Italy, Teramo

IVSA Italy, Torino

IVSA Japan

IVSA Kashmir

IVSA Kenya

IVSA Kosovo, Prishtina

IVSA Latvia

IVSA Libya, Tripoli

IVSA Lithuania

IVSA North Macedonia, Skopje

IVSA Malawi

IVSA Malaysia, Kelantan

IVSA Malaysia, Selangor

IVSA Mexico

IVSA Mongolia

IVSA Morocco

IVSA Namibia

IVSA Nepal

IVSA Netherlands

IVSA Nigeria

IVSA Norway

IVSA Pakistan

IVSA Paraguay, San Lorenzo


IVSA Philippines, Mindanao

IVSA Philippines, Los Banos

IVSA Philippines, CBSUA

IVSA Philippines, CLSU

IVSA Philippines, Echague Isabela

IVSA Poland, Krakow

IVSA Poland, Lublin

IVSA Poland, Olsztyn

IVSA Poland, Poznan

IVSA Poland, Warsaw

IVSA Poland, Wroclaw

IVSA Portugal

IVSA Republic of Moldova

IVSA Romania, Bucharest

IVSA Romania, Cluj-Napoca

IVSA Romania, Iasi

IVSA Romania, Timisoara

IVSA Russia, St. Petersburg

IVSA Russia, Kazan

IVSA Rwanda

IVSA Senegal

IVSA Serbia, Belgrade

IVSA Slovakia

IVSA Slovenia

IVSA South Africa

IVSA South Korea

IVSA Spain, Barcelona

IVSA Spain, Zaragoza

IVSA Sweden

IVSA Switzerland, Bern

IVSA Switzerland, Zurich

IVSA Taiwan

IVSA Thailand

IVSA Trinidad and Tobago


IVSA Trinidad and Tobago was established in the 2020-2021 term.

IVSA Trinidad and Tobago Board Members 2020-2021

President: Kezia Sookram

Exchange Officer: Ellison Browne

Public Relations Officer: Georgia Evelyn

Secretary: Samantha Cooper

Treasurer: Angel Neptune

IVSA Tunisia

IVSA Turkey, Ankara

IVSA Turkey, Aydin

IVSA Turkey, Burdur

IVSA Turkey, Bursa

IVSA Turkey, Elazig

IVSA Turkey, Erzurum

IVSA Turkey, Istanbul

IVSA Turkey, Kayseri

IVSA Turkey, Kirikkale

IVSA Turkey, Konya

IVSA Turkey, Samsun

IVSA Turkey, Sivas

IVSA Uganda

IVSA UK & Ireland

IVSA United Arab Emirates


IVSA Zambia

IVSA Zimbabwe

IVSA Bahri