The Future Vet Programme

The Future Vet Programme

Ages 12-14 Live Online OR In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Future Vet Programme 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.

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Internship 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

        Programme Fee, Format & Options

        You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

        Programme Fee:

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

        ‘Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

        Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

        Day 1: Caring for Small Animals

        Day 2: Veterinary Specialties

        Day 1: Caring for Small Animals

        10.30amThe World of a Vet

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

        11.00amA 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

        10.30amThe 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

        11.00amAnimal 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

        1.00pmLunch

        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.

        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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        Who Can Attend

        The programme is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

        COVID-19 Group

        The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely 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’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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