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.

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Our research

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

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Partner with us

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.


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

Science awards celebrate 2021 academic, student and staff success

The recent Faculty of Sciences’ awards showcase celebrated research, teaching, leadership, professional staff and student success.

Woofs & waves: 6 tips for walking your dog on the beach

University of Adelaide animal behaviour expert Petra Edwards provides advice on how to enjoy a safe and enjoyable beach walk with your dog this summer.

Outstanding alumni receive top awards

Five outstanding University of Adelaide graduates have been recognised for their significant contributions to their professions and communities with Distinguished Alumni Awards.



Research Showcase - Waite Research Institute

The Waite Research Institute is hosting the Research Showcase at the National Wine Centre to celebrate the 2021 member research activities and successes.

How to get the offer you want

An online Q&A session with the Future Student team to run through all of your questions about getting into the degree you want, or the backup pathways available to you.

Get ready! Studying Sciences at Adelaide Uni

Calling all new students planning on joining us in 2022.