Student life can be brilliant, but there are potential stresses too, and particular challenges associated with veterinary study. Here Vetlife's Rosie Allister gives 10 pieces of advice to help manage stress during training
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30 Jan 2019 | Student
When I graduated in 2014, it was common to wait until after exams to start looking for our first jobs; but graduate recruitment patterns have changed dramatically over the past few years.
The collaborative research project between the University of Exeter and BVA on workforce issues in the veterinary profession has prompted many questions. In this blog researcher Chris Begeny will explain why their team framed their study with 'Mark' and 'Elizabeth'.
Why do we get a pet? Is it for companionship, exercise, creating fond memories? Or is it because of how they look and how ‘cute’ they are? In a modern-day world where everything is readily available online, very few people are prepared to wait for anything, including a new pet.
BVA Policy Officer, Hayley Atkin, explains why we are encouraging vets and advertisers to think holistically about how images of pets may be perceived, and what vets can to do promote the responsible use of pets in advertising.
Christmas for some represents all they enjoy – friends, family and frivolity – but for others it can be a very stressful time of year, often taking its toll on mental and physical health. Carolyne Crowe shares her tips for reducing stress over the festive season.
With One Health being such an important concept for the future of veterinary medicine, it is vital that students are introduced to this idea during their time at university. As the University of Liverpool welcomed the National Student One Health Conference 2018, vet student Laura Turner shares her highlights.
Gudrun Ravetz asks why, as an evidence-based profession, do we not show the same evidence-based transparent approach to how we value and pay our employees.
Dr Catriona Bell and Dr Jessie Paterson from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies share their top study tips based on their experiences of providing ‘Study Skills Support’ to veterinary students over the past 9 years.
The new workforce report commissioned by BVA, and carried out by the University of Exeter, shows that it is time the profession takes a long, hard look at itself.
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