Tag: graduates

Letter to the Editor: Increasing graduate production in the UK (AND Australia)

The topic of veterinary numbers has created much discussion recently in Australia along with the United Kingdom and United States. The standard gauge of supply and demand is price or wages. Increasing numbers of veterinarians also lead to increasing numbers of veterinary clinics and house call businesses which causes declines […]

Large animal experience a boon to students

The national rural veterinary crisis is being actively addressed by Australian Agricultural College Corporation with hands-on training for students at its Berrigurra property. In a partnership with Queensland University, 22 Bachelor of Veterinary Science students in second and third year have spent two weeks getting hands-on with large animals. In […]

First vets to graduate from JCU

North Queensland’s depleted veterinary profession is about to receive an injection of new blood, when the first cohort of Veterinary Science students graduate from James Cook University. Five years’ hard work from both staff and students will pay off this month when the first batch of JCU animal doctors enter […]