Call for a host for the 2nd IVSA Animal Welfare conference, 2018

DEADLINE 15th of April

The first edition of the IVSA Animal Welfare Conference (IAWC) was held in Utrecht, The Netherlands from the 22nd to the 24th of April 2016. IVSA ExCo is now looking for a Member Organization interested and feeling capable of hosting the second edition of the IAWC.

Summary and more information?
• What and when?
o Ability to host at least 100 international students for Friday, Saturday and Sunday + Approximately 20 international speakers (hotels)
o Venue with at least one room in which all delegates will fit, plus multiple rooms for workshops
o Accommodation where all delegates can stay together
o Fee of approximately €100 (incl. meals, transportation and accommodation) for students
o Taking place in March/April 2018 or September/October 2018
• More information?
o Email to

call for 2nd AWC host


StopTB Day

TODAY is Stop Tuberculosis Day
Yes, TB is more of an issue with cattle and badgers here in the UK. Yet 1.5 MILLION people in other parts of the world DIE each year from this curable disease. IVSA and the pharmaceutical and medical students’ equivalent organisations (IPSF and IFMSA), have collaborated to publish articles written by students like you, in order to raise awareness about this ever-present epidemic. Some of these were published by the StopTB Partnership and their Global Plan to End TB can be read by clicking the link below


Please share this with your friends to educate others so we can all unite to #StopTB! End TB events are happening across the globe today.

If in London or the Wirral, there are events being held in these cities:

Registration for the 8th IVSA Asia Conference 2017 in Indonesia is now open!


Malang & Surabaya, August 7th – 13th 2017

Registration deadline: February 18th, 17.00 (GMT).

Bali, August 13th – 16th 2017

With various lectures, workshops, social activities and tours you don’t wanna miss (Reptile necropsy, cooking workshop, traditional dance workshop, one health lecture and many more).

8th IVSA Asia Conference

Conference: 300€ (Not included flight tickets or VISA if needed)Post conference (optional) : 270€ (included flight ticket from Surabaya to Bali)Click on the link to register!

*for more information about the facilities and itinerary, please kindly visit our page;

Thank you and See you in Indonesia!

#RoadtoIVSAAsiaConference #8thIVSAAsiaConference#IVSAIndonesia

Dates for the 66th IVSA Symposium have been confirmed!


With great excitement we can officially announce that the dates for the 66th IVSA Symposium, will be from the 29th of December 2017 until the 7th of January 2018!
Get keen


IVSA UK & Ireland Committee Changes

Outgoing IVSA UK & Ireland Committee at AVS Congress, Cambridge. L to R: Louisa EO, Rosie VPHO, Anna Pres., Lara PO

The results were announced for the AVS/IVSA election on Monday, the 6th of February. Louisa and Anna are leaving the committee as they start final year of vet school shortly, while Rosie and Lara are staying on. They’re joined by Tavishi Pandya of RVC and Radha Varadharajan from Edinburgh vet school as the Exchange Officer and Veterinary Public Officer respectively The handover for the 2017/2018 committee will take place at BVA Headquarters in London, on March 4th. Congratulations to the both of them!