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Veterinary Nursing facilities

At Hartpury, we value your skills, experience and future. We are dedicated to ensuring that our facilities enable our students to put theory to practice and gain invaluable hands-on experience.

With over 70 species on-campus, a dedicated centre for veterinary nursing, laboratories and plenty of work experience opportunities outside your degree - we support you in your journey to becoming a qualified and registered veterinary nurse.

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Veterinary Nursing Clinical Skills Centre

As well as benefiting from our extensive on-site specialist facilities across animal, equine and agriculture, you'll also have access to a full veterinary nursing clinical skills area within our new, dedicated Veterinary Nursing Clinical Skills Centre.

The centre is equipped with veterinary facilities and treatment spaces. There is a dedicated area equipped with animal simulators and training models which is ideal for you to practice and train.

At the centre, you'll be able to test and practice your skills in a fully supported environment with qualified veterinary professionals and teachers, in preparation for real-world practice.

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Animal Science Laboratories

As a veterinary nursing student, you'll have access to our animal science laboratories which provide the ideal space for the development of scientific skills, inclusive of the latest technologies and research subjects. 

Our dissection and microbiology laboratories with industry-standard equipment will help you put theory into practice, ensuring you gain invaluable real-world experience.

We have also opened an outdoor facility for training dogs and we’re investing in Voyce collars – technology that monitors dog health, including heart rate and blood pressure. 

Tizzy Palmes
“I really enjoy being able to gain practical skills alongside the theory. We use the Veterinary Nursing Centre for our practical sessions, as well as the equine centre and yard, the reptile room and the Walled Animal Garden, where we get to work with different animals.”
Tizzy Palmes
BSc (Hons) Equine Veterinary Nursing

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