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As the only Veterinary School on the island of Ireland we are proud to hold accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) following a successful reaccreditation site visit in January 2014.

During the most recent AVMA COE site visit the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine was commended for:

  • Clinical facilities kept in very good order and promoting the learning experience of the students
  • The development of a state-of-the-art dairy facility at Lyons Research Farm
  • Faculty availability and engagement with student support issues, and the peer mentoring program
  • The care and attention provided by faculty for the learning and personal wellbeing of students

Statistics highlighting the success of UCD students in the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) can be viewed on the School Accreditation page.

Top News

Winner Announced for UCD School of Veterinary Medicine Transition Year Programme

UCD and the Veterinary Council of Ireland are delighted to announce the winner of the competition for a place on UCD School of Veterinary Medicine's Transition Year Programme.

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland meets with UCD Veterinary Medicine students

Kevin O'Malley met with Veterinary students at the launch event for the new Dairy Research and Education facility at UCD Lyons Research Farm.

Fighting food waste, feeding the planet

An article written by Kasia SzymaƄska, final-year veterinary student at University College Dublin, has been published in the BVA Veterinary Record.

Watch the Veterinary Carol Service LIVE here!

The 36th Annual Veterinary Carol Service will be streaming LIVE right here at 8pm on Wednesday 25th November 2015. Tune in from wherever you are! ***UPDATE - A RECORDING OF THE LIVESTREAM IS NOW AVAILABLE TO VIEW***

Sporting Greatness for Vet Alumna

UCD School of Veterinary Medicine welcomed a Six Nations Champion last week.



Clinical Extramural Studies

For further information on Clinical Extramural Studies and to access CEMS Form 2, please visit this page.

VMCAS Supplemental Applications

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Students who have selected UCD Dublin can start their VMCAS Supplemental Application by clicking here and selecting "Start a new Course Application"