Stories from Vet School

Find out what our undergraduate veterinary medicine students have to say about living and studying in Edinburgh.
Stories from Vet School

Pre-Christmas Clinic

Happy new decade everyone! I hope that everyone was able to have a relaxing holiday season, spent with family and friends. For us international students, Christmas is our Holy Grail that we look forward to all year; not only is it time off of school, it is time to go …

Back to School!

Happy 2020 everybody! I hope everyone had a rested winter break and a wonderful Christmas. This break, I went to California to spend some much needed time with my family and my beloved pets. California was much warmer than Scotland at this time of the year, so I gladly soaked …

New Girl on the Blog!

Hello everyone! My name is Vivian, a recent addition to this blogging group. As new people do, let me give a quick self-introduction. I’m a Canadian girl, born in China but grew up in Singapore. I started the 4 Year Graduate Entry Programme (GEP) in August 2018, and am now …

Christmas internship

Hey there everyone. It has definitely been a while and all I can say is final year is crazy. All day you are in clinics and super busy trying to keep up with everything, and then you go home in the evening and all you can think about is the …


Given the task of writing about the differences between GEP into 3rd year, I found myself looking back. I wanted to write about the transition from pre-clinical to more clinically based subjects, and was amazed that it is the end of the semester! I feel as if I am continuing …

Tourist at Home

Many of the blog posts from students have been centred around coming home for the summer and the experiences we are all having at home over the few months. It has been amazing to hear the stories of classmates explore their homes and make new memories. I have already expressed …

Summer 2019

Hi! It is me again, Yii, your friendly final year vet student! I will keep my promise to share my recent trip to Italy and Croatia with you. You can probably already expect to see lots of photos about food as I am a foodie. My sister and I visited …

EMS around the world

EMS (Extra Mural Studies) is maybe a term you have heard before while looking into Edinburgh Vet School. It’s basically work experience for us all to learn and grow outside of university and learn from many different vets. You can get EMS credit for clinical experience, research, and conferences alike. …


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