IVSA UK & Ireland

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IVSA UK & Ireland

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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 Committee

The IVSA UK & Ireland committee for 2020/21 are as follows:

- President: Laura Turner [presidentivsauk@gmail.com]

- Exchange Officer: Catherine Ross [eoivsauk@gmail.com]

- Promotions Officer: Chantelle Louise Woodward-Iles

- Veterinary Public Health Officer: Josh Page

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: Olivia Goodwin, Lydia Britton

- Cambridge: Vicky Kwok

- Dublin: Dáire O'Driscoll

- Edinburgh: Olivia Lam, Daniel Mok

- Glasgow: Catherine Ross, Mary Ward

- Liverpool: Alice Hodgson, Keeley Orrin

- Nottingham: Hannah Flanagan, Sophie Griffin

- RVC: Laura Scowen, Adam Robbins

- Surrey: Gillian Light

Our faculties

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 as well as fundraising and providing events for their local chapter. Previous exchanges have included:

- Edinburgh-Helsinki, Finland 2020

- Glasgow-Barcelona 2020, Glasgow-Brno, Czech Republic 2020

- Liverpool-Oslo, Norway 2020

- Nottingham-Slovenia 2020

- RVC (Royal Veterinary College)-Thailand 2020, RVC-Bern, Switzerland 2020

- Bristol- Berlin, Germany 2020

- Surrey-Porto, Portugal 2020

You can read more about these exchanges and check out the pretty pictures on individual social media accounts.

We 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!

Useful links