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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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.

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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.

Kicking goals in sciences gender equity and diversity

Improving gender equity and diversity in STEM has been rewarded with the award of an Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, the highest level of this award available in Australia.



University of Adelaide STEM Careers Night 2020

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.