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Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Founded in 1791, the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), University of London, is the UK’s largest, oldest and only independent veterinary school and a highly-ranked centre for bioscience degrees and research. It was the driving force behind the establishment of the UK's veterinary profession and ever since then it has been at the forefront of teaching, research and practice in veterinary and biological sciences.

Ranked in
top 10

of UK Biosciences courses.


of graduates find employment/further study within six months

About the Royal Veterinary College:

  • Based in Camden (London) and on a 575-acre site in Hertfordshire, its two campuses offer a friendly, supportive environment with state-of-the-art facilities for teaching and learning.
  • The broad range of programmes (Biological Sciences, Bioveterinary Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing) are of international appeal and attract students who go on to become practising veterinarians, animal and human health scientists, veterinary nurses and leaders in industry and government.
  • The RVC’s Bioveterinary Sciences course was the first of its kind in the UK and is consistently ranked within the top 10 of UK Biosciences courses.
  • The Bioveterinary Sciences courses are accredited and recognised by the Society of Biology and received 100% student satisfaction ratings in 2011 and 2012.
  • The RVC owns the London BioScience Innovation Centre (LBIC), London’s largest bioscience incubator, which is home to over 40 biotechnology and life science companies – from small start-ups to more established players
  • In 2013, the RVC achieved the unique distinction of being the only veterinary school in the world to hold full accreditation from American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE), Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Inc (AVBC).
  • 93% of graduates find employment/further study within six months of graduating.

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