Destination Vet summer school

Learn from practising vets and work with a variety of animals.

Programme dates Sunday 24 July to Saturday 5 August 2023
Programme fee £2,995
What's included
Benefits Completion of this summer school will provide participants with 8 days of work experience which can count towards any in-person work experience requirements for entry to Bristol Vet School in 2024 and beyond.

Who it's for

Destination Vet is a 2-week residential summer school experience, showcasing what it is like to study Veterinary Science at the University of Bristol. Academic sessions are mostly delivered on our Vet School's Langford campus, with additional teaching on our main Bristol campus, plus visits to supplementary locations for further animal-handling and learning experiences.

What you'll learn

Destination Vet offers many different learning experiences with working vet practitioners, leading staff members, and specialist experts.

Entry requirements

You must meet all of the below requirements to be eligible for this summer school.

Application deadline Sunday 11 June 2023 
Study level Pre-undergraduate: currently in high school / 16–18 further education 
Subject requirements

You must be studying Chemistry and at least one of either Biology, Physics or Maths.

Academic requirements You should be on track to meet typical entry requirements for BVSc Veterinary Science.
English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet (or be due to meet by the time you apply to University) our English language Profile B.

You can view the tests and levels we accept by visting our Profile B language requirements page and selecting the 'English Language Proficiency Tests' tab.


16 or over at the time of the summer school.

This summer school is for high school students who are not yet studying at university level.

Contact us

You can email or phone us if you have any questions about the course or your eligibility.

Life in Bristol

We provide accommodation, meals, transfers and a programme of exciting social activities. Find out more about what your time in Bristol will be like.

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