The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences provides world-class, hands-on education and training to future animal and veterinary scientists. We’re home to South Australia's only veterinary school and veterinary teaching hospital.
We offer degrees in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, animal science and animal behaviour. Learn with internationally renowned academics who are at the forefront of research across diverse fields of animal and veterinary sciences.
Study with us
Turn your passion for animals into a career. Study animal and veterinary science.
We find solutions to the key issues facing the animal and veterinary industries.
Partner with us
Join our network of collaborating partners that support our research and education programs.
Campus visits and tours
Learn about campus tours and our Science Academy, an outreach program for science students.
COVID-19 Detector Dog Program
A dog’s nose is the new technology identifying COVID-19 in humans. We're leading Australian research and trials into detector dogs to identify and prevent the spread of the virus.
Science communicators boost the visibility of Uni of Adelaide research
Six University of Adelaide scientists have each won the inaugural Science Communication Prize for increasing the visibility of the University’s scientific research and capabilities, while boosting the profile and accessibility of their own work.
Why are dogs scared of the vet and what can I do to help?
Investigating the bark side of veterinary care is ruff (I shih tzu not!) – Dr Petra Edwards tells us why dogs fear the vet and how pet owners can make this experience more paw-sitive for everyone.
The journey from James Herriot wannabe to research superstar
From the wise old age of four Alex Whittaker dreamt of becoming the female version of British TV veterinarian James Herriot.
Heading to Animal and Veterinary Science Open Day
Become inspired to launch your career in animal and veterinary sciences.