Why Study at Sydney?

Become a veterinary medical professional in the global community


Innovative, Student-Focused Teaching
DVM Practical Class

The DVM embraces the latest in student-focussed teaching methodologies, recognising your experience and maturity as a graduate learner. From small group, case-based scenarios to online modules and laboratory sessions, you will realise your potential while studying in a small faculty offering a high level of individual interaction between staff and students.

Practical and Professional Skillls

Practical and professional skills development takes place in multiple hands-on settings, from the laboratory to the hospital to the farm, both on-campus and in industry placements. You will have the opportunity to develop and practise your skills in our new, state-of-the-art clinical skills facility as well as during professional placements and on University Farms.

Student Experience

Participate in the vibrant, diverse and unique social life at Sydney at both faculty and university-wide levels. Our active student societies, including VetSoc and the Camden Farms Society ensure you will have a rich and rewarding experience, both in and out of the classroom. Find out more about student life at Sydney

Location and Facilities
Camden campus

Our Camden Campus

Enjoy the inner-city convenience of our Camperdown campus, and the relaxed rural beauty of our Camden campus. The Faculty maintains teaching hospitals at both campuses, providing small animal, large animal, equine and livestock services as well as a dedicated avian, reptile and exotic pet hospital.

More information about our Veterinary Hospitals
More information about our University Farms
Camden Campus Information and Maps
Camperdown Campus Information and Maps

Leading Researchers

Our internationally recognised and passionate staff include some of the world’s best veterinary and animal science researchers. The quality of our research programs has been recognised by a top ranking of five out of five for veterinary sciences research in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia rankings. As a Sydney DVM student, you will be exposed to emerging discoveries in veterinary medicine and have the opportunity to participate in cutting edge research.
View our current research interests and collaborations.

International Perspective

Study global veterinary medicine in a one health framework - the Sydney DVM places you at the intersection of animal, human and ecosystem health. You will develop the skills to pursue expanding career opportunities arising from global concerns about food security, biosecurity and emerging diseases.

Leadership and Careers

Our final year mentoring program supports professional and personal development, and provides you with access to both University of Sydney and off-campus professionals. Sydney University has a strong global alumni network providing you with excellent employment opportunities in the veterinary, public health and agriculture sectors.