About Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Located in London, the Royal Veterinary College, University of London is near Camden Town and the new St. Pancras station and is also close to Bloomsbury. The Royal Veterinary College is an independent veterinary college with a strong tradition of heritage and innovation. Founded in 1791, RVC became a full part of the University of London in 1949. Here you will find individuals with an uncanny commitment to academic excellence and a passion for the health and welfare of animals and humans.

The RVC runs a 'modularized' degree program consisting of various course Modules and research-intensive Projects. Similar to American classes, Modules and Projects run for the entire 12-week term with students attending lectures, seminars, and/or laboratory sessions two days per week.

As a support to the veterinary and medical professions and a tangible outcome to the College's vision to improve animal health and promote public health, RVC has three animal hospitals treating over 20,000 patients each year. The Queen Mother Hospital is Europe's largest referral hospital for small animals.

Finally, you'll benefit from RVC's membership in the vast University of London system. As a student who attends a member college, you can use the libraries and facilities of most member colleges or institutes. Additionally, you'll be welcome to use the system-wide University of London Students' Union, located in central London. In addition to bars, restaurants and an entertainment venue that attracts major bands and comedy acts, you'll find the Union equipped with shops, a fitness center and weights room, health spa, squash and badminton courts, and a swimming pool.