Round 300 delegates from eight UK and Eire faculties attended the Affiliation of Veterinary College students (AVS) annual congress held on the College of Bristol.
Delegates had a selection of 4 streams – small animal, massive animal, equine and exotics – all of which hosted specialists from their fields, providing a spread of views on every speciality.
Steve Leonard, the previous “TV vet”, delivered a fascinating keynote speech that, on account of excessive demand, needed to be live-streamed to a neighbouring lecture theatre. Latest graduate Holly Ravenhall additionally delivered a well-received keynote speech about her experiences throughout her first yr in observe.
Congress chairman David Charles advised delegates the occasion marked the beginning of a more in-depth relationship between AVS and VetLife, which was the chosen charity for the congress.
The occasion additionally noticed the official AVS presidential handover from Eleanor Robertson to David Charles.