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The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides world-class, hands-on education and training to future animal and veterinary scientists. We’re home to South Australia's only veterinary school and veterinary teaching hospital.

We offer degrees in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, animal science and animal behaviour. Learn with internationally renowned academics who are at the forefront of research across diverse fields of animal and veterinary sciences.

Study with us

Turn your passion for animals into a career. Study animal and veterinary science.

Start your career in science

Our research

We find solutions to the key issues facing the animal and veterinary industries.

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Join our network of collaborating partners that support our research and education programs.

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COVID-19 Detector Dog Program

A dog’s nose is the new technology identifying COVID-19 in humans. We're leading Australian research and trials into detector dogs to identify and prevent the spread of the virus.

COVID Dogs

Animal and veterinary science info sessions

Get up to date with the latest information and intimate details about our programs and the career opportunities in this exciting field.

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Latest news

Buying bats on eBay? Your health could be at risk

New research on the trade of exotic animals explores the public health risks and the impact on animal populations and forest ecosystems.

Breakthrough AgTech to improve lamb meat quality

In the sheep meat industry, the amount of intramuscular fat is a key indicator of eating quality, but can be particularly difficult to measure in lamb carcases, which are not individually graded.. until now.

How did sugar-eating birds co-evolve with plants that produce nectar?

Research led by the University of Adelaide has shown, for the first time, that the digestive systems of nectar-eating birds co-evolved with the nectar-composition in flowers.

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Events

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Webinar

Webinar: Learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Webinar

Webinar: Learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

Animal & Veterinary Science Information Session - Roseworthy campus

Visit us to learn about our programs and the career opportunities in animal and veterinary science.

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