Myerscough College to host free UCLan vet school event

Posted on - 20th January, 2022 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Education, Preston News, UCLan
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Myerscough College and UCLan have invited aspiring vets to a free event this month to discuss a new veterinary school opening this September.


The University of Central Lancashire’s newly created Vet School is only the 11th in England and the first in Lancashire and will welcome its first students in September.

The free talk on 26 January, Veterinary Education for the Next Generation, will be jointly presented by UCLan’s Dr Heather Bacon, Senior Clinical Veterinary Lecturer, and Claire Bloor, Head of Veterinary Nursing at Myerscough’s University Centre.

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The new Veterinary School is based at UCLan’s Preston Campus and will deliver foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

It will cover veterinary medicine, bioveterinary science, veterinary clinical practice, veterinary physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and clinical animal behaviour and training.

The university is collaborating with Myerscough College and local veterinary partners to deliver programmes of study.

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The talk will outline current challenges within the veterinary profession and veterinary education.

It will discuss the approach to developing an integrated, skills-based veterinary curriculum as a potential solution to meeting the expectations of veterinary employers and the opportunities for collaboration and partnership that it offers.

Arrivals are from 5.30pm, with the presentation at 6.00pm at Myerscough’s Bowland Suite.

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