School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

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, 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.


Partner with us

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

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Campus visits and tours

Learn about campus tours and our Science Academy, an outreach program for science students.

Teacher & School Resources

Latest news

Australia’s drought could be increasing Q fever risk, but there are ways we can protect ourselves

With several hundred cases diagnosed each year, Australia has one of the highest rates of Q fever worldwide.

World rankings: veterinary science breaks into top 50

Veterinary science, taught at Roseworthy campus, is a stand-out result in a suite of impressive results in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

PhD research a global game changer for chicken breeding

$35K Gary Sansom Scholarship was awarded to Joshua Angove for his research on the influence of the maternal environment on how meat chickens grow.

Penalties for animal cruelty double in SA, but is this enough to stop animal abuse?

Australians are outraged when animal abuse punishments are seen to be inadequate.



Faculty of Sciences Welcome Session and Roseworthy Campus Orientation

Get to know Roseworthy campus. Get prepared for student life. Join in our social and academic welcome and orientation activities. BOOK YOUR FREE BUS TICKETS!

Careers Expo 2019

Give your science career a boost at this year's career expo.

Sciences Alumni Network Launch

Join us as we launch the new Sciences Alumni Network.

Research Tuesdays: Paw Things

Learn how our research in animal behaviour is informing better policies and outcomes for animals and owners alike.