Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry interviews

Interview information

This information is for students applying to start university in September 2020. Please note, the starting date for this course is 2 September 2020.

Interview dates

Your interview invitation includes a selection of dates to choose from. Instructions on how to register for a date and time are included in the email.

What to wear

Wear something smart, but comfortable. You do not need to wear a suit and tie (but may do so if you wish). Please bring a coat and comfortable shoes for the campus tour.

Responding to your interview invitation

You must respond to your interview invitation within two weeks of receiving your invitation by email. We will know you have responded if you:

  • register to attend an event;
  • add your details to the ‘I cannot attend these dates’ option;
  • or contact our Events team to discuss options if neither of the above are appropriate.

If you have not responded to your invitation within two weeks, we will assume you no longer wish to pursue your application at Bristol and your application will be made unsuccessful.

Interview location

Bristol Veterinary School at Langford, BS40 5DU.

If you plan to stay overnight in Bristol, see our information on where to stay.

For information on accommodation near Langford please email

For overseas applicants: you will be offered the opportunity to attend an interview in either Singapore, New York or Bristol. Further information will be found in your interview invite. 

On the day


Upon arrival at Langford, please follow the signs to the registration point, where you will be asked to show your photo ID. We will not keep a copy of your ID; we just need to see it when you arrive to verify that you are the candidate we have invited. If you do not have photo ID, you will not be allowed to take part in the interview.

Examples of suitable photo ID include (but are not limited to):

  • Passport
  • Driving licence or provisional driving licence
  • College photo card
  • NUS photo card.


Your interview consists of a variety of assessments, including (but not limited to) and practical task.

The interview session also includes a short welcome talk (approx 30 minutes) and optional campus tour (approx 40-50 minutes).

After the interview

We aim to contact you with the outcome of your interview within two weeks. In some cases, this decision may take a little longer. We will endeavour to update you as soon as we can via email.

Support for a disability

The BVSc Veterinary Science: Accelerated Graduate Entry course is academically and physically demanding. If you have a disability, we trust you have taken it into consideration before you apply and that you firmly believe you will be able to perform all of the tasks and responsibilities the course requires.

For advice on studying with a disability, contact our Disability Services team on +44 (0)117 331 0444 or

If you have any access requirements for your interview day, please email at least one week before your interview date.

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