School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Welcome to Veterinary Medicine and Science

Opened in 2006, the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is set to become a UK leader in its field.  We offer three exciting and innovative degree courses which are designed to provide our students with the skills and experience they will need to become practising veterinary surgeons.  We also provide a diverse, vibrant and stimulating environment for research and consultancy, and are ranked top for research in the UK.   

Students in a neurology practical


Postgraduate student in a lab


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Infectious disease in livestock affects animal welfare and public health and can damage economies around the world. 

In developing countries, the impact on food security can be devastating. Our work will fight infectious diseases in livestock to improve the lives of animals and people worldwide. 

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Our Teaching

In 2011 Nottingham Veterinary School received RCVS approval for its innovative, hands-on, clinically integrated course. 

It has been ranked as the best Veterinary School for overall student satisfaction in the country, since 2011 in the National Student Survey (NSS).     

Results table in the NSS 2014 (pdf)
Find out about the scores in the NSS 

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science has also been awarded top in veterinary medicine by The Sunday Times/Times Good University Guide 2014 and in the Complete University Guide 2014.

Nottingham Veterinary School have been recognise as top in every category in the most recent survey from the Association of Veterinary Students survey.

The Complete University Guide 2014 identifies Nottingham Veterinary School as the top place in the UK to study veterinary medicine. 

Our Research 

There was outstanding success for the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science in the 2008 Research and Assessment Exercise (RAE). 

The joint submission by the School of Biosciences and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science confirmed our top position in the UK in our areas. 

Results table in the RAE 2008 (pdf) 


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Open Days and Events

Open Days  

Our next Open Days will be held on:

  • Friday 26 June 2015
  • Saturday 27 June 2015
  • Friday 11 September 2015
  • Saturday 12 September 2015

Bookings will open in February 2015.


Breeder/Owner (Bullmastiffs, Mastiffs, Neapolitan Mastiffs and Dogue de Bordeaux) day - 29 November 2014 

Part of the owner and breeder led clinical research initiative at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.

Successful days have already taken place in November 2013 and February 2014 with owners and breeders of Rottweilers, Irish Wolfhounds and Deerhounds attending.

The next meeting is planned with the owners and breeders of Bullmastiffs, Mastiffs, Neapolitan Mastiffs and the Dogue de Bordeaux on Saturday 29 November 2014.

Further information and Registration form (November)

Breeder/Owner (Rottweiler) Day - 10 January 2015

Further information and Registration form (January)

CPD Courses

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) dates (view our courses and book your place online).

Course Calendar 2014

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School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 6116
fax: +44 (0)115 951 6415
email: veterinary-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk