About Our School
The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is home to world-class scientists who bring together a wealth of research, teaching and clinical knowledge and opportunities for the school.
Our dedicated team of academic, research and professional staff are committed to enhancing student learning experiences and collaborating with our external partners.
We improve the health, welfare and productivity of all animals through our research into local and global issues facing the animal and veterinary industries. Our research is catalysed by high-quality infrastructure and access to cutting-edge industry and research facilities.
- Professor Rob Woodgate
Head of School
- Morag Wallace
- Professor Gordon Howarth
Associate Head (Research)
- Dr Hayley McGrice
Associate Head (Students & Student Admissions)
- Dr Rachel Norris
Department of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience
- Professor Peter Hill
Department of Companion Animal Health
- Associate Professor Sam Franklin
Department of Equine Health
- Associate Professor Will Van Wettere
Department of Animal Production and Health
- Associate Professor Wayne Boardman
Department of Pathobiology and Population Health
Students who study animal and veterinary sciences at the University of Adelaide learn with a team of internationally renowned academics who collectively bring a wealth of research knowledge and teaching capability.
With a strong student focus, our cutting-edge veterinary and animal sciences curricula prepare our students for successful careers in science.
Our students gain practical hands-on experience on our 1,500 hectare campus, which is centred around Adelaide’s only veterinary school and a $37 million veterinary teaching hospital.
Our three vet clinics and associated facilities provide our students with vital skills and experience which prepares them for a rewarding career in animal-related industries.
Roseworthy campus is a vibrant hub of undergraduate teaching, postgraduate training and clinical services north of Adelaide. It is home to more than 100 staff, 700 students and key industry partners.
With an internationally reputation for excellence in dryland agriculture, natural resource management and animal production, the campus is now the major centre for South Australia’s animal and veterinary science research.
Campus bus services
A regular shuttle bus operates between the University of Adelaide campuses of Roseworthy, Waite and North Terrace. A bus service between Gawler Train Station and Roseworthy campus is also available.