BVA membership for Young Vets

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Benefits especially for Young Vets

We know that the transition from student to qualified vet can be challenging. That's why we provide a number of benefits to support you during your final year at vet school, and throughout your first 8 years after graduation. 

Free personal accident insurance

Cover starts as soon as you join BVA, and applies 24 hours a day - not just while you’re working.

Member discounts

Championing
Young Vets

Contact your recent graduate reps to make sure your views are heard at BVA Council.

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Income protection for peace of mind

Get 50% off your next BVA membership renewal with income protection from Lloyd & Whyte.

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Support through the BVA Young Vet Network

We support Young Vet Network groups across the UK. The groups are run independently by volunteers and provide you with the opportunity to meet other graduates in your area, share your career experiences, and enjoy social and CPD events together.

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Veterinary journals and CPD

The veterinary profession is constantly changing – that’s why we offer a number of resources to make sure you can stay up to date with the latest news and research on a wide variety of veterinary topics.

These include our popular print journals Vet Record and In Practice, member discounts on BVA veterinary CPD courses and access to discounted CPD from other providers, both in-person and online.

Find out more about our journals

BVA Young Vet of the Year Award

The BVA Young Vet of the Year award, supported by Zoetis, is open to all early career vets in the first 8 years after graduation on the RCVS register.

The award celebrates the valuable contribution that young vets make both in practice and non-clinical roles.

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Check out our FAQs page or contact the membership team on 020 7908 6350 or email membership@bva.co.uk.

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