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Vet Student Story by Harriet Long

Tell us something about yourself? My name is Harriet and I’m a vet student at the Royal Veterinary College taking a year out to do a BSc in neuroscience at King’s College London. Instagram: @harriet_the_vet_student #tb to the beginning of placement when my overalls weren’t covered in muck 💩 #iwascleanonce #pooped #yesitsgotmynameonit #justanothervetstudent A post shared by Harriet Long ✞ …

The Live Export Debate by Belinda Feodoroff

Live Export. It brings in over $800 million each year (Aust.gov, 2015). Indonesia are the biggest receivers of Australian beef live export with over 50% of the market, while Kuwait and Qatar share over 60% of the Australian sheep live export market (ABS, 2017). Ships can carry up to 100,000 sheep or 20,000 beef cattle. It is a topic that …

Why I Love Veterinary Medicine- By Natasha Boycheva

What is veterinary medicine? Why is it so special and precious? The simplest explanation is that veterinary medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with the healthcare of animals. But it is so much more! Veterinary medicine deals with prevention, diagnostics, treatment of diseases, injuries, behavioral disorders and a lot more challenging subjects. Veterinary science helps humans through monitoring, …

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Exam by Breeanna Smith

Information in; hours, weeks, months we sit in the same seats. Ebbing and flowing, the information tumbling across the room.                 This virus is exotic to Australia. This bacterium enters the cell by endocytosis. This neoplastic cell is highly invasive. It swishes around in our brains like the shimmy of a stingray, disturbed, murky. It’s the day, moment of truth, …

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Aspiring veterinarian – Amanda Foster

            I have come to understand that veterinary medicine is not a profession which is chosen, yet one which is propelled upon those deemed worthy. I am sure that many of you are familiar with the ability to say, “I just know,” and oh, how fortunate we are. I have always known. Being born and raised in a small town …

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International Students’ Day

Most of you, our readers, are familiar with the beauty, the excitement and the challenge of being a college student. Some of you still are a vet or vet tech student, most likely. It’s an irreplaceable part of life when you invest in yourself the most and become the full-grown person you always wanted to be. Students play an important …