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Overseas EMS evening – with free pizza!

Are you thinking of doing EMS abroad?

The International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) at the RVC will be hosting an Overseas EMS Evening on Tuesday the 8th of March at 6 pm in the New Lecture Theatre (Hawkshead).

Speakers include:

– Katriina Willgert (IVSA) – An introduction to the International Veterinary Students’ Association (IVSA)
– Jane Tomlin (RVC) – RVC requirements for EMS overseas
– Jenny Maud (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/European Commission) – EMS overseas: how to arrange it
– Sean Wensley (BVA president) – Overseas Veterinary Work: BVA support
– Nick Short (RVC) and Dr Gabriel Turasha (VetAid, Kenya) – EMS in East Africa: working with Vetaid vets in the Masai Mara
– Lily Wilson (BVetMed student) – Hints and tips on overseas EMS placements – a student’s perspective

There will be an opportunity for mingling, questions and pizza at the end.

Hope to see you there!

Welcome to our new IVSA UK & Ireland committee members!

The election results are in! The people taking on committee roles for 2016-2017 are:

  • IVSA President – Anna Cornforth
  • IVSA Public Health Officer – Rosie Herrington
  • IVSA Exchange Officer – Louisa Price
  • IVSA Promotions Officer – Lara Muttiah

International Adventures – helped by BVA Student Travel Grants

Alice Whittle, a final year vet student at Bristol has written a blog about her work in Chad, funded by a BVA travel grant received in 2014.
Read all about it here: My experience of veterinary work in Chad

To find out more about BVA travel grants for students all the info you need is on the BVA Student Travel Grants page.

Do you have any stories of your international adventures that you would like to see published on our site? If so then get in touch: ivsaukwebmaster@gmail.com