Veterinary Science & Hospital Open Day
Sunday 17 March 2013
10:00am - 3:00pm at our Werribee Campus
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Prospective students, parents, children, animal lovers and veterinary science buffs — we welcome the whole community to our annual Open Day.
- Experience amazing animal encounters, including seeing the Customs Detector Dogs in action.
- Step behind the scenes of our world-class Veterinary Hospital.
- Talk to veterinarians about their latest, ground-breaking research.
- Discover our internationally-accredited veterinary science course.
- Enjoy free, fun activities for kids of all ages - including our animal farm.
- Feast at food stalls to support the local scouts and our students.
- Engage with pet demonstrations, public lectures, interactive displays and guided tours.
Open Day highlights 2013
Fascinating public lectures
Hear about what it’s really like consulting, teaching, healing, discovering and working at the forefront of veterinary science, including in our animal ER.
Follow the paw prints for a voyage of discovery through our world-class Veterinary Hospital.
Learn how our veterinarians and students solve problems, treat animals, perform procedures, make diagnoses and use state-of-the-art equipment.
The amazing world of animal disease — from the malformed to the malignant. Displays include fresh specimens, museum pots and skeletons.
Course advice – University of Melbourne
Speak to our veterinarians and staff about our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Explore other rewarding animal-related careers in agriculture, veterinary nursing, equine studies at our Education Hub.
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Photo slideshow from Open Day 2013
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The 2013 Veterinary Science & Hospital Open Day was held on Sunday 17 March.
The event welcomed prospective students and members of the community with an interest in animals and veterinary science. We welcomed over 5000 people, many of those attended course advice seminars whilst others attended seminars on animal health, behaviour and wellbeing.
Staff from the University of Melbourne as well as education partners were available in the 'Education Hub' to assist students interested in a career in veterinary science or with animals.
The Veterinary Student Society Victoria organised an amazing BBQ along with the local Scouts.
Other highlights included the Canine Blood Bank donor dogs, pathology display, the Victorian Police Mounted Branch, the Reptile Education Victoria bus and petting zoo just to name a few!