Tails from a Royal (Dick) Vet Student: Spring Equinox

Reading Time: 1 minuteSpring Equinox, when the Earth is equally balanced in daylight and darkness at all latitudes and signals the beginning of the Spring season. This time of  years also signals a beginning in the veterinary student world… Spring Lambing! Students head to all over the UK to help farmers during this …

Why Edinburgh?

Reading Time: 3 minutesMany students have visited the vet school for their admission interview over the past few weeks. It was great to see the relieved expression everyone had on their face when the interviews were over. This reminded me of when I was in the same position 4 years ago. HAS IT …

Vet School Milestones

Reading Time: 3 minutesI just can’t believe how fast time has actually flown out the window. It has been three years since I started vet school, and I just finished my last week of lectures. It seems so cliche to say “that is seems like yesterday that I was starting vet school”, but …

The Balancing Game

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs with any program, job, hobby – really any aspect of life – a form of balance is necessary. The age old question arises, what does balance truly mean? Whenever I think of balance, I think of the meme (because let’s be honest, when are memes not on the brain?) that …

Routines

Reading Time: 2 minutesRoutines are an important aspect of my life, as they are calming and keep me grounded. It is often boring, and that is a fact I am alright with. My regular week consists of: – Going to class – Procrastinating from studying – Going to the library between classes – …

A bird made up of birds

Reading Time: 2 minutes“No, I’m sorry I can’t right now, but maybe later? You see, we have an exam coming up…” If I had a 2-pence for every time I’ve said that in the last few weeks, I would be able to buy enough coffee to keep myself awake until March — which …

Eat, Sleep, Repeat

Reading Time: 4 minutesWake up, work out, eat, go to university, come home, eat, sleep, repeat.  The day in the life of a vet student summed up in one sentence. Or is it? Do you really spend all day studying? Do you ever get to do things that are outside your vet school …