Date: 28th, 29th, 30th August 2024
Location: The RVC Camden & Hawkshead campuses
Year Group: Year 11 
Capacity: 30 pupils
Cost: FREE
Applications for the 2024 Y11 Summer School will open in February/March 2024

This Summer School is a free to attend, non-residential, opportunity for current Year 11 (England), Year 12 (Northern Ireland) or S4 (Scotland) pupils from under-represented backgrounds. To participate in this activity you must attend a state school and meet a number of other Widening Participation eligibility criteria such as being the first in the family to go to university, being eligible for Free School Meals, or living in an area with low progression rates to higher education.

This unique 3-day programme, for those students who are aspiring to study a degree in Biological SciencesVeterinary Medicine or Veterinary Nursing, provides the opportunity to experience what studying at the RVC’s London and Hertfordshire campuses is like. Comprehensive support and expert advice is delivered by RVC Student Ambassadors and staff throughout the Summer School to help build confidence and a sense of belonging.

During the programme, like-minded students will engage in practical activities and a range of animal handling work experience as well as develop skills and knowledge to help support university decision-making.

If you are a teacher, adviser or learner who is interested in finding out more about the Year 11 Summer School, please contact us at

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