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The Future Vet Weekend

The Future Vet Weekend

Ages 12-14 Live Online OR In-Person

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Overview

The Future Vet Weekend takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration of the world of a vet. The programme gives you an interactive experience with top vets who will guide you through exciting simulations, including real-life decisions vets must make to save patients and please clients. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or 'Live Online'.

You will also be coached on how to become a top vet, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

Highlights

Immersive Veterinary Medicine Experiences:

  • Dive into the world of small animal practice and examine real-life case studies
  • Build a conservation plan to protect an endangered species
  • Come face to face with challenging clients and work to develop a solution
  •  Immerse yourself in the world of horses and farm animals 

    Why should I attend?

    • An immersive experience of one of the world’s most prestigious careers
    • Meet successful vets and ask them all your questions 
    • Get coaching on how to become a top vet
    • Gain valuable work experience before you even turn 16

    An Audience With Top Vets:

    • Q&A time with a selection of leading vets from a range of disciplines
    • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

      Boost Your University Applications and CV:

      • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as: teamwork, problem-solving, empathy, leadership, and the ability to apply medical theories and knowledge
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

      Fees, Eligibility and Options

      This programme is for students aged 12-14. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. 

      Programme Fee:

      'Live Online’: £165/student for both days

      In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

      There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.

      Day 1: Caring for Small Animals

      Day 2: Veterinary Specialties

      Day 1: Caring for Small Animals

      11:00amThe World of a Vet

      - The role of a vet
      - Life in a veterinary clinic
      - Key skills, qualities, and mindset

      11:30amA Day in a Small Animal Practice

      - Hear real-life experiences from practising small animal vets
      - Follow a top industry professional through their daily routine
      - Gain first-hand experience of the highs and lows of a rewarding yet challenging field

      12:00pmInteracting with Animals

      - Discover how to get the most out of your patients
      - Observe industry experts as they demonstrate how to keep patients calm
      - Learn how to interact with cats, dogs, rabbits and many more

      1:00pmLunch

      2:00pmThe Role of the Client

      - Understand the importance of balancing patient care with client communication
      - Dive into challenging situations vets face every day
      - Learn how to deal with delivering heart-breaking news

      3.15pmQ&A Panel

      - Live Q&A Panel with vets from various universities and backgrounds
      - Receive valuable advice on your veterinary school applications and GCSE choices
      - Get your burning questions answered

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day 2: Veterinary Specialties

      11:00amThe World of a Veterinary Specialist

      - Understand the different pathways within veterinary medicine
      - Hear from expert specialists and how they got there
      - Begin working towards your career today

      11:15am Nurturing Farm Animals

      - Understand the role vets play in animal agriculture
      - Work with a vet who has saved the lives of multiple cows, chickens, and sheep
      - Develop a plan to ensure animal welfare on a working farm

      12:00pmAnimal Conservation

      - Learn the role vets play in protecting endangered species
      - Meet with vets who protect the most vulnerable animals on the planet
      - Build a conservation plan to ensure an animal’s health and prosperity

      1.00pmLunch

      2:00pmEntering the Equine Profession

      - Enter the exciting world of equine care and explore the way vets can support horses
      - Come face to face with a prestigious equine vet
      - Build your own recovery plan for an ill horse

      3:15pmCareer Coaching

      - GCSE and A-Level choices
      - A guide to top veterinary schools
      - Building your work experience portfolio
      Extra curricular activities to boost your skills
      - Your career as a vet

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day 1: Caring for Small Animals

      Day 2: Veterinary Specialties

      Day 1: Caring for Small Animals

      11:00amThe World of a Vet

      - The role of a vet
      - Life in a veterinary clinic
      - Key skills, qualities, and mindset

      11:30amA Day in a Small Animal Practice

      - Hear real-life experiences from practising small animal vets
      - Follow a top industry professional through their daily routine
      - Gain first-hand experience of the highs and lows of a rewarding yet challenging field

      12:00pmInteracting with Animals

      - Discover how to get the most out of your patients
      - Observe industry experts as they demonstrate how to keep patients calm
      - Learn how to interact with cats, dogs, rabbits and many more

      1:00pmLunch

      2:00pmThe Role of the Client

      - Understand the importance of balancing patient care with client communication
      - Dive into challenging situations vets face every day
      - Learn how to deal with delivering heart-breaking news

      3:15 pmPanel Q&A

      - Live Q&A Panel with vets from various universities and backgrounds
      - Receive valuable advice on your veterinary school applications and GCSE choices
      - Get your burning questions answered

      4:00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day 2: Veterinary Specialties

      11:00amThe World of a Veterinary Specialist

      - Understand the different pathways within veterinary medicine
      - Hear from expert specialists and how they got there
      - Begin working towards your career today

      11:15amAnimal Conservation

      - Learn the role vets play in protecting endangered species
      - Meet with vets who protect the most vulnerable animals on the planet
      - Build a conservation plan to ensure an animal’s health and prosperity

      12:00pmNurturing Farm Animals

      - Understand the role vets play in animal agriculture
      - Work with a vet who has saved the lives of multiple cows, chickens, and sheep
      - Develop a plan to ensure animal welfare on a working farm

      1:00 pmLunch

      2:00pmEntering the Equine Profession

      - Enter the exciting world of equine care and explore the way vets can support horses
      - Come face to face with a prestigious equine vet
      - Build your own recovery plan for an ill horse

      3:15pmCareer Coaching


      - GCSE and A-Level choices
      - A guide to top veterinary schools
      - Building your work experience portfolio
      Extra curricular activities to boost your skills
      - Your career as a vet

      4:00pmClose

      Venues, Dates & Locations

      London, UK

      In-Person

      4th - 5th December 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

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      Live Online

      In-Person

      4th - 5th December 2021

      10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)

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      In-Person

      4th - 5th December 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

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      Online

      4th - 5th December 2021

      10:30am - 4:00pm (UK time)

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      AmbitionX

      As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.

      COVID-19 Group

      We do not anticipate any Covid-related issues preventing us from delivering the in-person programme. Any government guidance on Covid-related safeguarding (such as the wearing of masks and social distancing) will of course be adhered to. We have managed to successfully deliver in-person programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic (including during the summers of 2020 and 2021), with excellent feedback. We are therefore highly experienced in giving students a fantastic experience even with social distancing rules in place.

      In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ version of the programme you selected and be refunded the difference in price. (If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full). 

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