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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.

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Thesis in 3 - John Gleeson progresses to Final

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UCD at Vet Ed Symposium 2015

This year, the Veterinary Education Symposium took place in the historic surrounds of Robinson College, Cambridge. The UCD Veterinary School and Hospital were represented at the pre-conference workshop as well as the main Conference proceedings.

Dr Ingrid Lorenz appointed as President of the European College of Bovine Health Management

Congratulations to Dr. Ingrid Lorenz on her appointment as President of the European College of Bovine Health Management (ECBHM).



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"