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Undergraduate Open Day

The next Annual Open Day for all prospective students will take place on Saturday 10th May 2014 at our Hawkshead Campus.

RVC Open Day - Hawkshead Campus
Saturday 10 May 2014
RVC Open Day Booking Form
Booking is compulsory for this popular event
so register now to ensure your place.

RVC Campus Tours (Camden & Hawkshead)

Camden Lightwell Hawkshead Campus.

During the academic year we run regular tours of the Camden and Hawkshead campuses for prospective students, parents, teachers and careers advisors.

To see the dates that we currently have available for you to book a place on and for further information, please see RVC Campus Tours.

BSc Biosciences Open Days

We hold two Biosciences Open Days each academic year (October & February) specifically aimed at those interested in the BSc Biological Sciences (C100) and BSc Bioveterinary Sciences (D300) at our Camden Campus.

Both Open Days for the 2013-14 academic year have now passed, so the next Biosciences Open Day will be in October 2014. Prospective Science students can also attend the main Undergraduate Open Day in May.

RVC On Tour 2014

Each September, the RVC holds events across the country for prospective students, parents, teachers and careers advisors. These events are a fantastic opportunity to speak to current staff and students and find out more about the courses on offer and the career paths available in the veterinary field.

For dates, locations and reports from previous tours see RVC On Tour.

RVC Taster Courses

In 2014 we plan to run Taster Courses for Bioveterinary Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Nursing. These courses will enable students to experience life as an RVC student first-hand.

BSc Biological/Bioveterinary Sciences: 2 Week Summer Research Placement

Each summer (June – August) we will be offering a limited number of Year 12 students, who are interested in the Sciences, the opportunity to support a number of research projects that we have running. For further information please see BSc Biological/Bioveterinary Sciences: 2 Week Summer Research Placement.

RVC Welsh Regional Centre: Farm Taster Week

The WRVC provides a farm health investigation service to vets and farmers in Wales. And this year you can apply for a week's worth of work experience (intended for students in the 16 -19 year old category who may be considering a career in the agricultural industry). This academic year the course will be running on the following date:

  • Monday 28th July - Friday 1st August 2014

The emphasis will be on those considering studying Veterinary medicine though other students may find the course of interest. To apply please complete the RVC Welsh Regional Centre: Farm Taster Week Application Form.

RVC Regional Veterinary Centre – South of England: Farm Taster Week

Kingston Maurward and the Royal Veterinary College introduced this residential course following a demand for youngsters to get the practical farm and veterinary experience required to go into further education in Veterinary sciences. This academic year the course will be running on the following dates:

  • Monday 17th February 2014 – Friday 21st February 2014
  • Monday 28th July – Friday 1st August 2014

RVC on Tour

Each September, the RVC holds events across the country for prospective students, parents, teachers and careers advisors. These events are a fantastic opportunity to speak to current staff and students and find out more about the courses on offer and the career paths available in the veterinary field.

For dates, locations and reports from previous tours see RVC on Tour.

UCAS Conventions

The College also attends numerous UCAS Conventions across the UK between March and July each year.

To see the Conventions that we hope to be attending in 2014 see UCAS Conventions.

University of London Information Days

The University of London Information Days will take place in September 2014. These Information Days will afford prospective students with the opportunity to gain an insight into what it would be like to study at the University of London. On these two days we will be manning a stand in Russell Square so you can ask us any questions which you may have about the RVC. NB: We will NOT open either campus up to visitors and/or run campus tours on this day. We ONLY man an exhibition stand at this event.University of London Information Days

Student Shadowing

The Widening Participation Unit at the College runs a Student Shadowing scheme throughout the academic year. The scheme is designed for those who have had less exposure to Higher Education and would like to know more, and is aimed at pupils who attend non-selective, state maintained schools and/or have no family background of Higher Education.

Please see our Student Shadowing page for full details.

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