The Royal Veterinary College

About The Royal Veterinary College

The Royal Veterinary College is one of the world's leading specialist veterinary institutions.

Founded in 1791, the RVC has a unique heritage of innovation in veterinary and biomedical sciences, clinical practice and education. As one of the world's leading specialist veterinary institutions, the Royal Veterinary College brings together many talented individuals, all of whom share a passion for human and animal health and welfare.

Our broad range of programmes are of international appeal and attract students who go on to become practising veterinarians, animal scientists, veterinary nurses and leaders in industry and government.

The College has a proud heritage of innovation in veterinary science, clinical practice and education. Our independent status means we are able to innovate and keep at the forefront of theory and practice. We have adopted pioneering approaches to teaching, research and cutting edge clinical provision.

We have expertise beyond animal husbandry and an established network of scientific partnerships with internationally renowned RVC experts. The College provides support for the veterinary profession through its three referral hospitals, diagnostic services and continuing professional development courses.

The Queen Mother Hospital for Animals is the largest of its kind in Europe, receiving over 8,000 patients each year. Innovation in the life sciences - RVC owns the London BioScience Innovation Centre, London's first centre for early stage life science companies, venture investors and others in this sector. This puts the College at the heart of biotechnology and other biomedical research in London and opens the door for research collaboration.


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    The Royal Veterinary College, Royal College Street, 50, NW1 0TU

    Telephone: 020 7468 5000
    Email: [email protected]

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