Report urges sector to do more for BAME students on campus and placement

A new report has called for more to be done to support black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) veterinary students, both at university and on placements. The joint document from the RCVS and Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) has been released alongside updated guidance on accommodating religious clothing and beliefs in the learning and clinical arenas. … Read more

RCVS report recommends making it easier for BAME students to report discrimination at EMS placements – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS and the Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) have published recommendations on how support for Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) veterinary students can be improved. The report is the culmination of the work of a joint RCVS and VSC BAME Student Support Working Group, set up to explore key issues in supporting BAME veterinary … Read more

SRUC announces Jim Anderson as head of veterinary education

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has taken its next step towards opening the UK’s 12th vet school by appointing a head of veterinary education. Jim Anderson will play a leading role in shaping and growing what will become Scotland’s third vet school, and the country’s first since the opening of the University of Glasgow School of … Read more

Let’s Vet Together for September return

Colin Whiting (front) with delegates. Students and veterinary professionals of all ages – and their families – came together for a fun weekend for the “Let’s Vet Together” event. Promoted through Facebook student support and virtual EMS group VetWings, the festival was held across three days on the platinum jubilee weekend and attracted 120 people … Read more

Medical Mystery: Over 100 People Diagnosed with Brain Tumors at This New Jersey High School

Brain tumor cases spanning generations have become a subject of growing medical concerns at a New Jersey high school. Local authorities have launched an investigation to determine if there is a presence of potential radiation at the school’s premises linked to the mysterious intracranial tumor. Cancer Cluster Probe (Photo: FRED TANNEAU / AFP via Getty … Read more

WSAVA launches scholarship in memory of Michael Day

A worldwide veterinary student scholarship fund has been created by the WSAVA in memory of Michael Day. Emeritus Professor Day held various roles in the association, founded its one health committee in 2010 and chaired the WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines Group (VGG) from 2009 until March 2020, just two months before his death. Open to veterinary … Read more