Understanding Your UK Veterinary Work Contract

Understanding Your UK Veterinary Work Contract

SynergyVets is a dedicated veterinary recruitment agency, with almost 30 years of collective experience supporting the profession with locum and permanent personnel. They have a great blog which includes advice for veterinary candidates and students. They have kindly...
Common “exotic” pets you have to deal with in the UK

Common “exotic” pets you have to deal with in the UK

People in the UK love animals. They are members of their family, even those you would not necessarily expect. Maybe you’re thinking that if you work in clinical practice, you’ll come across mostly dogs and cats – and you are right… But there are other animals...
What you don’t know about UK veterinary new grads

What you don’t know about UK veterinary new grads

You probably have not met many vets that studied in the UK. Yet, if you want to work in the UK, they are going to account for a huge proportion of the people around you. Although they’ve also been to vet school, just like you, their experience and “baggage” may be...
Transferwise vs. Revolut – which one to choose?

Transferwise vs. Revolut – which one to choose?

You’re about to travel to the UK and you are trying to save as much money as possible, so you’re looking into solutions to avoid all those expensive conversion fees. Maybe you’ve heard of some tools, maybe you’re just investigating the possibilities for the first...
Tips to help you prepare for the RCVS Statutory Examination

Tips to help you prepare for the RCVS Statutory Examination

Alright, so it turns out you definitely want to work as a vet in the UK, but your veterinary degree is not recognised and now you need to sit an examination… However, how can you prepare for this? What’s involved? This article will help answering your questions.  ...
Useful online resources to help you with UK clinical practice

Useful online resources to help you with UK clinical practice

You want to work in the UK but you’ve never been to the UK to see how they work, or you’ve spent time at university hospitals… and you know that “real life” isn’t quite like a hospital. So you may be wondering how different is clinical practice in the UK compared to...
Top tips for successful job applications

Top tips for successful job applications

Finding a job in the UK is not easy, but finding a job that you can perform adequately is a bit more tricky. And once you find that job, you then need to be able to “sell” yourself to the employer. So this article is going to focus on a few tips to help you create a...
Characteristics of the veterinary profession in the UK

Characteristics of the veterinary profession in the UK

This article focuses on some of the things you will encounter as a veterinary professional in the UK, which you may not have been prepared for or thought about before moving over. This is because many of the topics we will cover are not easy to “learn about” when you...