World rankings: veterinary science breaks into top 50

Will van Wettere

For the first time, the University of Adelaide has joined the top 50 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for veterinary science.

Veterinary science, taught at Roseworthy campus, is a stand-out result in a suite of impressive results University-wide.

“The University of Adelaide is ranked 43rd in the world for veterinary science and 4th in Australia,” says Professor Wayne Hein, Head of the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and Dean of Roseworthy campus.

“This is a fabulous achievement for an 11-year-old veterinary school, and I congratulate and thank all the staff for the hard work, dedication and professionalism shown over that short journey.”

In 2008, the University of Adelaide’s School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences admitted its first cohort of undergraduates to the Roseworthy campus.

“After just 11 years this result confirms that our research and teaching at the University’s School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences is among the best in the world,” says Professor Hein.

The school provides world-class, hands-on education and training to future animal and veterinary scientists. It’s home to South Australia's only veterinary school and veterinary teaching hospital and offers degrees in veterinary medicine, animal science and animal behaviour

The school and campus are also home to internationally renowned academics who are at the forefront of research across diverse fields of animal and veterinary sciences.

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