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Behind the scenes tour of the University of Glasgow’s award-winning purpose-built Small Animal Hospital. The hospital is one of the most sophisticated in Europe and is a flagship for the School of Veterinary Medicine.
The University of Glasgow’s School of Veterinary Medicine is renowned for teaching, research and clinical provision, and attracts students, researchers and clinicians from around the world. Set in the beautiful 92-acre green space of Garscube Estate, the internationally accredited school provides an expert referral centre via the Weipers Equine Hospital, Scottish Centre for Production Animal Health & Food Safety and the Small Animal Hospital for animal owners and referring practitioners throughout the UK. Our exceptional facilities allow companion animals from across the UK to benefit from the most advanced care available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Furthermore, we support our local practitioners through our dedicated first opinion emergency service throughout the year.
The Small Animal Hospital is one of the most sophisticated in Europe and is the only Scottish veterinary hospital housing an imaging diagnostic suite complete with both MRI and CT scanners. There is also a state-of the art endoscopy room, four operating theatres, a unique pain and rehabilitation centre incorporating a hydrotherapy pool and treadmill together with a room dedicated to physiotherapy.
The School has a long and distinguished reputation for the high quality teaching that it offers to its students. The School is ranked 1st in the UK for Veterinary Science in the Times Good University Guide 2018, and 1st in the UK for Veterinary Medicine in the Complete University Guide 2019.
Tours: Every half hour Sat 10am-4pm; 30 minutes. Meeting point: Reception
Saturday 15th September 10am
Saturday 15th September 10.30am
Saturday 15th September 11am
Saturday 15th September 11.30am
Saturday 15th September 12pm
Saturday 15th September 12.30pm
Saturday 15th September 1pm
Saturday 15th September 1.30pm
Saturday 15th September 2pm
Saturday 15th September 2.30pm
Saturday 15th September 3pm
Saturday 15th September 3.30pm
In addition to the highly acclaimed Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery degree, the School offers an MSci/BSc(Hons)/BSc Veterinary Biosciences programme, dedicated to those areas of science that underpin veterinary medicine. The School runs an RCVS approved full time veterinary nurse training course in conjunction with Scotland's Rural College and in 2017 introduced an MSc Advanced Practice in Veterinary Nursing.
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