Vet Team in a Box

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” 

Vet Team in a Box

A science lesson for SQA Higher Biology

This box aims to provide students with an insight into the different roles involved when working in the Veterinary industry, including veterinary scientists and nurses. 


The box allows students to work through a scenario involving a vet team, a farmer and their herd of cows. The session also aims to provide young people with a chance to develop other skills, including critical thinking, team work and arithmetic skills to support the vet team in a real-life scenario.



Vet Team in a Box has been developed in collaboration with the University of Liverpool School of Veterinary Science, the Widening Participation Vet Schools Network and ManyPets.



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Vet Mentorship Programme

Empowering children to pursue a career in veterinary medicine

Are you a young animal lover dreaming of becoming a vet one day? You will love our Vet Mentorship Programme! We provide access to a full team of experienced vets who are dedicated to helping children like you pursue this career. Let’s discover how this programme can empower you on your journey.

One-on-one mentorship

Upon joining our programme, you will be paired with a vet mentor who will guide and support you throughout your career exploration. Your mentor will be an experienced veterinarian who will share their knowledge, experiences, and insights, answering your questions and providing valuable advice to help you navigate the path to becoming a vet.

Virtual workshops and webinars

Our Vet Mentorship Programme offers a range of virtual workshops and webinars led by our team of vets. These interactive sessions cover various topics related to veterinary medicine, including animal care, diagnostic techniques, surgical procedures, and much more. You will have the opportunity to learn directly from experts in the field and gain a deeper understanding of the profession.

Career guidance and educational pathways

Choosing the right educational path is crucial for a successful career in veterinary medicine. Our team of vets will provide personalised guidance, helping you understand the educational requirements, education programmes, and other training opportunities available. They will assist you in crafting a roadmap to achieve your goals and support you in making informed decisions.

Practical learning experiences

We believe that hands-on experiences are invaluable in preparing you for a career as a vet. Through our programme, you will have access to practical learning experiences, such as shadowing vets in their clinics or participating in supervised veterinary tasks. These opportunities will allow you to observe and learn from professionals in real-world settings, fostering your skills and confidence.

Networking and connections

Building a network of like-minded individuals and industry professionals can greatly benefit your veterinary career. Our programme provides networking opportunities where you can connect with other aspiring vets, interact with successful veterinarians, and expand your professional connections. These connections can offer support, mentorship, and potential opportunities for internships or future collaborations.

Resources and study materials

Access to reliable resources and study materials is crucial for your educational journey. As part of our Vet Mentorship Programme, you will receive exclusive access to a library of educational resources, recommended reading, online courses, and study materials. These resources will aid in your learning, reinforce concepts, and prepare you for the challenges of veterinary education.

Inspiring guest speakers

We frequently invite inspiring guest speakers from the veterinary field to share their stories and experiences. These guest speakers may include veterinarians specialising in different areas, researchers, wildlife conservationists, or even veterinary entrepreneurs. Their stories will inspire and motivate you as you embark on your own path towards becoming a vet.

Personal and professional development

Becoming a vet requires not only academic knowledge but also personal and professional development. Our Vet Mentorship Programme focuses on nurturing essential skills such as communication, empathy, problem-solving, and teamwork. Through workshops, activities, and guidance from our vet mentors, you will develop the skills necessary to excel in the veterinary profession.

Ongoing support and guidance

Our support doesn’t end with the completion of the programme. We are committed to providing ongoing support and guidance as you progress on your journey towards becoming a vet. Our team of vets will be available to answer your questions, provide mentorship, and assist you even after the programme ends, ensuring you have the necessary resources to succeed.

Join our Vet Mentorship Programme and let us empower you to pursue your dream of becoming a vet. With our team of dedicated veterinarians by your side, you will receive guidance, knowledge, and inspiration to navigate the path towards a fulfilling career in veterinary medicine. Together, let’s make your dream of helping animals a reality!

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