I left school in 2013 and I’m in my fifth and final year of studying to be a vet down in Bristol and will be graduating next July! I’ve aced all my exams somehow and I’m in the top 5% of my year (against lots of posh privately educated people from rich families). I ended up the Vice President of the vet schools society and got involved with many different things and groups at University. I’m now deciding where I want to practice (here or in Australia) and what species of animal to work with and thinking about going down the route of becoming a diplomat/specialist in a certain part of vet med. I’m currently on rotations at University (rotating around different parts of the hospital learning different things and actually being a vet!) and also back home doing placements in York at odd times in the year. Studying to be a vet has opened many doors for me and allowed me to go and work in South Africa and help rhinos and offered me so many great internships.
I never imagined moving so far away from home and loving it so much or ever achieving the grades I did to get into vet school and it just goes to show you don’t need to pay 30k a year to get where you want to be.
Thank you so much to @marcrowland73 for such an engaging and thought provoking CPD session on supporting students during lockdown and their eventual return to the classroom. Much appreciated by all colleagues @ValeYorkAcademy.
It is really good to see that some students manage to keep up with the cooking skills. Please send pictures in of your delicious food. House points will be awarded for every entry! pic.twitter.com/1pzm…
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