IVSA UK & Ireland
Our local IVSA chapter includes all veterinary students who hold membership with the Association of Veterinary Students (AVS), which means that pretty much everyone in UK & Ireland vet schools are part of the IVSA family! Nine veterinary schools belong to this chapter and these are:
- Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Edinburgh)
- University of Glasgow
- University of Liverpool
- University of Nottingham
- University of Bristol
- University of Cambridge
- Royal Veterinary College (London)
- University College Dublin
- University of Surrey
The IVSA UK & Ireland committee for 2016/17 are as follows:
- President: Anna Cornforth [firstname.lastname@example.org]
- Exchange Officer: Louisa Price [email@example.com]
- Promotions Officer: Lara Muttiah
- Veterinary Public Health Officer: Rosie Herrington
We also have one senior and one junior rep in each school, who promotes activities locally as well as organising talks and getting new students involved!
- Bristol: Shanon McGuigan
- Cambridge: Sara Robson
- Dublin: Orna Feehan
- Edinburgh: Jin Yifeng and Amy Tan
- Glasgow: Lauren Brown and Iris Perry
- Liverpool: Morgan O'Mahony and Lucy Carter
- Nottingham: Emily McKenna and Olivia Barnard-Jones
- RVC: Tavishi Pandya and Tom Bunn
- Surrey: Rachel Lye, Brittany Pike and Agatha Elliot
More information about our individual faculties can be found via the weblinks below.
Exchanges and other activities
Most of our veterinary schools are active in organising yearly group exchanges. Previous exchanges have included Edinburgh-Budapest 2015, Edinburgh-Helsinki 2014, Nottingham-Greece 2014, Bristol-Berlin 2013, Liverpool-Istanbul 2013, Dublin-Ljubljana 2013 and Liverpool-Porto 2012.
You can read more about these exchanges and check out the pretty pictures on our website (link below)!
We recently also hosted the 63rd IVSA Symposium in December 2014, bringing together over 80 delegates from 23 different countries including Austria, Egypt, Indonesia, Netherlands, Portugal, Taiwan and USA!
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