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.

EXPLORE OUR RESEARCH

Partner with us

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

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Information sessions - Animal & veterinary science

2019 information sessions and tours at Roseworthy and Adelaide CBD

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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

12

May

Gone feral: Why Australia needs to kill cats

In light of a UN report highlighting the world’s extinction crisis, Australia urgently needs well-targeted cat culls.

8

May

Why don’t horses sit or lie down even while sleeping?

Horses have a amazing ability to be able to sleep standing up. But they do also sleep lying down. If you’re a horse, you need to be able to do both.

28

Mar

On top of the world: Sciences research ranks high in ERA results

Science research at the University of Adelaide has reached new heights according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released this week.

13

Mar

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.

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Events

30

May

Honours in Science Information Session - Roseworthy

Learn more about the discipline-based research or a broader professional skills pathway you can complete under the mentorship of the University of Adelaide's top scientists

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