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.

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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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New Bachelor of Veterinary Technology program

Learn about our new undergraduate degree which creates animal healthcare specialists that will play a vital role in modern animal welfare.

Study Vet Tech

Animal and veterinary science information 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

Scientists in the news this week: October 2020

‘What even is the economy?’ Citymag has published a three-part series on ‘how SA makes money and stuff’ featuring several University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates.

New research to help koalas survive future bushfires

Scientists to study the clinical data of koalas injured in last summer’s devastating bushfires to give them the best possible chance of survival and recovery in future bushfires.

Scientists in the news this week: September 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.



Welcome to Sciences: Open campus experience

About to start a science degree? Join us at North Terrace campus to discover where you will be studying in 2021 and what it's like to be a science student.

Parents Information and Q+A Evening - Sciences

Information session for parents who have children interested in studying science at the University of Adelaide.

Get ready! Studying Sciences at Adelaide

Calling all new students planning on joining us in 2021.