Student Accommodation in London near Royal Veterinary College - London
Casita provides you with 133 Royal Veterinary College - London student accommodation options, London student rooms, and London student Accommodation near the study centre and all over the city. All student accommodations feature various room types and a wide range of facilities. The room types include Studios, Ensuites, and flats. The facilities and services have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV.
Why Study at Royal Veterinary College - London
The Royal Veterinary College is the largest and longest-established vet school in the English-speaking world and is a college of the University of London.
The RVC brings together bright individuals who all share a love for human and animal health and welfare as one of the world's premier specialized veterinary and biological science research institutions. The College’s programmes are of international appeal and attract students who go on to become practicing veterinarians, research scientists, veterinary nurses, and leaders in industry and government.
The London BioScience Innovation Centre, which was London's first centre for early-stage life science enterprises, is owned and managed by the College. This places the College at the epicentre of London's biotechnology and other biomedical research, allowing for research collaboration.
Departments and Divisions
The College offers veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing, and biological sciences undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as continuing education programmes in veterinary medicine and veterinary nursing. RVC conducts world-class research and supports the veterinary profession through its referral facilities, which include Europe's biggest small animal hospital, the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals.
The AVMA, EAEVE, RCVS, and AVBC all accredit veterinary medicine courses, whereas ACOVENE and RCVS accredit veterinary nursing courses, and the Royal Society of Biology accredits biological sciences courses. The College provides support for veterinary and related professions through our three referral hospitals, including the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Europe's largest small animal referral hospital.
Undergraduate courses are available in Veterinary Medicine, Biological Sciences, and Veterinary Nursing.
Postgraduate courses are available in One Health: ecosystems, humans, and animals, Veterinary Epidemiology, Wild Animal Biology, Wild Animal Health, Veterinary Education, Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing, Postgraduate Certificate in Veterinary Clinical Studies, Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (UK), Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (USA), and Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.
Distance Learning Courses include Livestock Health and Production, Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health, Individual Modules, Veterinary Education, and RCVS Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practice.
Facilities and Resources
RVC offers facilities to provide the best possible learning environments for scientists, veterinary surgeons, and veterinary nurses.
Laboratories: Both RVC locations provide laboratories and microscope rooms with all of the equipment you will need for your course.
Clinical: You can acquire practical experience at the College’s three animal hospitals, two first-opinion practices, including an exotics service, and the College’s own farm, depending on your course.
Other learning facilities include visual classrooms, virtual learning environment, live streams, and on-demand lectures.
First Opinion Small Animal Practice: The Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital on RVC’s Camden Campus is the first-opinion animal hospital. From vaccines and neutering to medical diagnoses and life-saving procedures, the hospital provides a comprehensive range of services for dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, birds, and other small animals. You will get the opportunity to participate in all elements of client and patient care while studying veterinary medicine under the supervision of expert veterinary surgeons and registered veterinary nurses.
Small Animal Referral Hospital: The small animal referral service is headquartered at the Hawkshead Campus's Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA). With the highest concentration of veterinary specialists and specialists-in-training in Europe, the hospital is the largest full-service referral hospital in the continent (95 from over 20 countries).
Veterinary medicine students will have the chance to work and learn in the small animal referral hospital throughout the Clinical Extra-Mural Studies portion of the course. You will devote time to getting practical clinical experience with real-life situations, allowing you to consolidate your knowledge of animal disease diagnosis and management. Students studying veterinary nursing will also work and learn at the QMHA, honing their practical skills, client care, and management.
Equine Hospital: RVC’s Equine Hospital is located on Hawkshead Campus, and it has a long and illustrious history in equine health care. The hospital provides a 24-hour emergency and referral service by combining world-leading research with the biggest number of RCVS recognized equine specialists of any UK veterinary teaching facility.
Boltons Park Farm: Based on the Royal Veterinary College's (RVC) Hawkshead Estate in Hertfordshire, Boltons Park Farm has been an essential part of the RVC’s activities for over 45 years. At some point throughout their studies, all veterinary medicine students will visit the farm. The farm also offers additional placement options, and you will participate in a variety of activities here: Weekly herd health visits, Lambing practicals and night watch, Lameness scoring, Emergency vet visits, Rectal classes, Elective projects and presentations, Feeding and nutrition classes, Routine testing, Animal handling practicals, California milk testing, Extra-Mural Studies, Cattle and Sheep foot trimming, Animal welfare sessions, Poultry handling and management, and Farm appraisals.
Royal Veterinary College - London Student Accommodation
Camden Accommodation: If your time is spent studying in Camden, you’ll probably want to live in London and rent a London residence. College Grove (on-site) and Mary Brancker House (a 20-minute walk away in Kentish Town) are the only halls in Camden that cater exclusively to RVC students. Both are self-catered, with each student having his or her own en-suite room.
Hawkshead Campus: Veterinary medicine students, as well as veterinary nursing students, and specialists-in-training, spend their final three years of study at the Hawkshead Campus.
The Hawkshead Campus has facilities that are designed to teach both the theoretical and practical aspects of your degree.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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What is the ranking of Royal Veterinary College London?
University of London Royal Veterinary College is ranked #959 in Best Global Universities.
Is the Royal Veterinary College a good school?
Yes, the college is ranked as the top veterinary school in the world in the QS World University Rankings by subject, 2023.
How long is Royal Veterinary College?
Are there student support services provided at the Royal Veterinary College - London?
Yes, all kinds of student support services are provided at the college.
How many international students are at the Royal Veterinary College - London?
Around 10 to 12% of the students at the college are international.