Sydney Veterinary School to visit University of Guelph

24 October 2014

Wondering what it’s like to study veterinary medicine at one of the most prestigious universities in the world? Great news! The University of Sydney Veterinary School will be visiting the University of Guelph!

University of Sydney Veterinary School
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Everyone interested in studying vet med is welcome to meet the  Sydney Faculty of Veterinary Science Faculty Manager Ms Veronica Boulton, Sub-Dean (Admissions), who will be visiting the University of Guelph on Friday, November 7, 2014! Come meet Ms Boulton and OzTREKK Admissions Officer Nicole Bowes and OzTREKK Admissions Coordinator Molly Mahon. Ask as many questions as you like!
Where: University of Guelph, University Centre
Date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Questions? Email OzTREKK’s Australian Veterinary Schools Officer Rachel Brady at
University of Sydney Veterinary School is a world leader in veterinary education, animal science and research that advances the health and welfare of animals and benefits the community. The faculty’s values include

  • student life-long learning, supported by inspirational teaching
  • research excellence in creating new knowledge
  • service to the profession and the community, as they value and develop key relationships
  • a culture built on academic excellence, integrity, respect and encouragement
  • animal well-being to guide their work

Why study at Sydney Veterinary School?

  • University of Sydney is ranked 37th in the world
  • The university offers the 4-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • The Sydney DVM is AVMA accredited—students graduating from an AVMA accredited school have their degree recognized in North America and are entitled to sit the NAVLE
  • One of the first veterinary schools in Australia

The Sydney DVM is an exciting new graduate-entry veterinary program, commencing in 2015. The DVM replaces the school’s existing Bachelor of Veterinary Science, and is open to applicants with a completed Bachelor’s degree who wish to study veterinary medicine in a postgraduate learning environment. The program is internationally recognised and accredited so graduates can work around the world!
Program title: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Semester intake: March 2015
Program duration: 4 years
Admissions Criteria/Entry Requirements for Canadians
Students can apply for a position into the Sydney DVM after completing any kind of bachelor’s degree at a recognized university, as long as program prerequisite units of study have been met.
Applicants must have completed the following prerequisite units of study at bachelor’s degree level to be eligible for entry:

  • general chemistry (physical and inorganic)
  • organic chemistry
  • biology
  • biochemistry

The minimum GPA for entry is a 2.8 on a 4.0 scale; however, places are limited and there is a strict quota for this course. Entry is highly competitive so students who have achieved the minimum GPA (and other admission requirements) are then ranked on academic performance. The higher your GPA, the better your chances of receiving an offer.

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If you have questions about Sydney Veterinary School and the new Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, please contact OzTREKK’s Australian Veterinary Schools Officer Rachel Brady at or 1-866-698-7355. Find out how you can study in Australia!