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 2015/16 are as follows:

- President: Pablo Ruiz Cuenca [presidentivsauk@gmail.com]

- Vice President/Secretary: Kate Lane [stivsauk@gmail.com]

- Exchange Officer: Charlotte Li [eoivsauk@gmail.com]

- IT and Promotions Officer: Sandy Lyons

- Treasurer: Christine Sesanto

- Veterinary Public Health Officer: Aoifee Ryan

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: Anna Cornforth

- Cambridge: Ellie Hornsby and Sara Robson

- Dublin: Orna Feehan and Marissa Silva

- Edinburgh: Kate Lane and Christine Sesanto

- Glasgow: Achilles Tang and Lauren Marrón

- Liverpool: Pablo Ruiz Cuenca and Ashley Clayton

- Nottingham: Sarah Barker and Emily McKenna

- RVC: Katriina Willgert and Benjamin Kennedy

- Surrey: Rachel Lye and Brittany Pike

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. Previous exchanges have include 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!

Useful links