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

The Balancing Game

As 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 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 – …

Eat, Sleep, Repeat

Wake 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 …

A Wee Trip Back to Canada

Hi everyone, Happy 2019!!! It was certainly a busy trip back home, but it was so lovely to be back surrounded by family and friends. The break whizzed by, filled with EMS (Extra Mural Studies) placements, spending time with friends, Christmas and New Year’s, and most of all spending time with …

Christmas Holidays

Exams are over??? Freedom at last!! After the stress of exam time, one of the best ways to rejuvenate is to step back and relax. This looks a bit different for everyone. Some like to sleep for 5 days straight to try to overcome the “permalinks-tired” phase all vet students …


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