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

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Bachelor of Veterinary Technology - New program starts 2020

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

Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

Hear inspiring stories from science graduates in the University of Adelaide’s new podcast series.

Scientists in the news this week: July 3, 2020

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

Scientists in the news this week: June 26, 2020

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.



STEM Careers Night – Online with the University of Adelaide

Online event: Connect the dots between our innovative degrees and your dream career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics!

Research Tuesdays: Firing Debate

As the smoke finally clears from a horrific bushfire season, we ask: what can, and should, we do differently to strategically manage our bushfire risk in future, given our climate will only become more hostile?

Sprigg lecture series: Dr Susan Hazel - Bringing out the best in the human-dog bond

Explore the dog-human relationship, how it works from the behaviour perspective and how we can further improve both human and dog welfare relating to the bond.