At insight events, you will get to hear from a panel of employers/a single employer about what it’s like to work in the field, what the different departments do, what the different jobs are, and what different companies look like. You’ll walk away with an in-depth knowledge of what kinds of jobs you are most interested in and what they will look like day-to-day.
Employability Skill Workshops
Throughout the programme, you will take part in skills workshops with university staff and career professionals teaching you various employability skills specific to Veterinary Medicine, such as patient care and animal biology.
During the programme you’ll be given the tools and support to find and secure a work placement. Work placements provide you with the opportunity to get a flavour of the day-to-day activities, project and workloads that make up a career in veterinary medicine and gain the employability skills that will help you gain access to veterinary medicine when you graduate.
University Taster Sessions
You will be able to tour your university, attend university Q&A sessions, make connections with university admissions staff and professors, and take part in exclusive tester lectures in your chosen subject.
Sutton Trust Online
Sutton Trust Online is our digital platform providing support to students on their journey to university or an apprenticeship. Alongside your core Pathways programme you will also have access to STO. Here you will be guided through all the information, skills and advice you need as you explore, apply, prepare and succeed at university or an apprenticeship.
There are certain ‘soft skills’ which will help you when you are looking for work and starting out in your career. There will be skills workshops for you to take part in, such as:
The residential conference is held at the University of Nottingham and gives you the chance to live and learn in a university environment. Staying overnight in student halls, you’ll take part in taster courses and use expert equipment, meet university students, academics and industry professionals from across the country and receive expert guidance on studying, Veterinary Medicine.
The conference will provide you with deep insights into the world of Veterinary Medicine. A few examples of the types of activities you could take part in are:
To apply to Pathways to Veterinary Medicine, you must:
In addition, we are looking for students who:
The more criteria you meet, the more likely you are to be offered a place on the programme.