Hello! Welcome to CUVZS!
CUVZS Committee 2016-2017
Cambridge University Veterinary Zoological Society (CUVZS) is a student-run society dedicated to all things exotic. We hold weekly talks at the vet school, usually on Wednesday or Thursday evenings, from renowned speakers across the UK (and always featuring drinks and yummy cake!). From raptors to rhinos, we recognise that there is a lot more to the animal kingdom than dogs, cats, horses and farm animals. More and more exotic pets are arriving in first opinion vet practices all across the UK. Deer and alpaca farms are also appearing across the country and many vet students being interested in working in zoos or with wildlife. CUVZS provides an opportunity to learn more about the husbandry & treatment of these fascinating creatures, as well as providing advice on how to get into a career in this diverse field. We already have speakers lined up to give talks on a variety of topics and species not covered by lectures on the main vet course and will have a number of weekend practicals. Highlights of the upcoming year will include talks on wildlife work experience, exotics pathology and the chance to hear from a member of the ZSL vet department! Our practicals will include a workshop on forensic pathology, rabbit surgery and so much more! See our term-card to find out more!
If you are interested in what we have previously had on, please have a look through the archives.
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