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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.

Start your career in science

Our research

We find solutions to the key issues facing the animal and veterinary industries.

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Partner with us

Join our network of collaborating partners that support our research and education programs.

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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.

COVID Dogs

Latest news

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.

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Events

Sciences & ECMS Welcome Session

Upcoming faculty and study area events during Orientation Week.

Research Showcase - Waite Research Institute

The Waite Research Institute is hosting the Research Showcase at the National Wine Centre to celebrate the 2021 member research activities and successes.

How to get the offer you want

An online Q&A session with the Future Student team to run through all of your questions about getting into the degree you want, or the backup pathways available to you.

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