We have a long tradition of winning awards. From student satisfaction, to excellence in teaching and learning, and staff awards.
The National Student Survey (NSS)
We have ranked top of the National Student Survey (NSS) for overall student satisfaction since our first graduating cohort in 2011.
Association of Veterinary Students Survey
Ranked first for several topics. These included career progression preparation, extra mural studies structure and student welfare.
89% of our research is classed as ‘world-leading’ (4*) or ‘internationally excellent’ (3*) in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 rankings, which is an increase on our position from REF 2014.
RCVS Impact Award
Professor Sarah Freeman has won a prestigious Impact Award from the RCVS. The award recognises vet professionals who go above and beyond in the cause of animal science, health and welfare.
Robert Fraser Gordon Medal
Professor Paul Barrow was awarded the prestigious Robert Fraser Gordon Medal for services to poultry science at a ceremony at the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA) UK 2019 Spring Meeting in Edinburgh on 10 April.
2019 Staff Oscars
Julia Kydd, Assistant Professor in Applied Immunology won the 'Teaching: Most Innovative' award for her hard work and constant innovation. Find out more.
In 2016, we were awarded an ASPIRE award. We are the only veterinary school to hold this award worldwide. The award recognises excellence in student engagement. In particular, the way we work with students, engaging them fully in the academic community, extracurricular activities and community work.
Athena Swan Award
In 2023, we were awarded an Athena Swan Silver Award
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Accreditation
Our undergraduate courses are all RCVS accredited, with the last accreditation visit in 2021
European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) Accreditation
We gained full accreditation from EAEVE in 2017. Our self evaluation report is available here.
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
The School achieved AVMA accreditation in 2022. The Spring 2023 pass rate for students of our School on the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) was 60% (3/5). This compares to the pass rate required by the COE Standard for Outcomes Assessment (currently 80%)