Veterinary Nursing

A long haired tortoise shell cat lies facing the camera.

National Cat Day

Today, October 29th, is National Cat Day. Obviously we couldn’t let this day pass without celebrating somehow, so we’ve assembled some cat-tacular facts about our feline friends to help you...

What you didn’t know about Hedgehogs

The Humble Hedgehog With the hedgehog having a quiet and unobtrusive nature, it is not a surprise that many of us overlook these dynamic creatures and their unique characteristics. The...

Reptile Awareness Day

Meet Randall the Rankins Dragon Randall is a 5 year old inhabitant of the Animal Care Unit at the Aberdeen Campus. He is best known amongst students and staff for...

Why study Animal Care? Here’s what our students are hoping to do with their knowledge and experience…

We asked our Animal Care students what they would like to do with their qualifications once they have completed their course, and the results are rather lovely:   Animal Behaviourist,...

Animal Behaviour and Welfare Visit

Earlier in the week, the Animal Behaviour & Welfare degree class from Aberdeen Campus, attended the biannual Animal Welfare Day at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh. The event was in...

Chinchilas

World Animal Day – Aberdeen Campus

  Yoda & BB8 Chinchillas from the Animal Care Unit, Aberdeen Campus BB8 – 1 year & 9 months old. BB8’s Story: The Animal Care Unit purchased BB8’s mum, Anakin,...

Eleanor MacIntosh being presented with her STEM comptetition award.

STEM Competition 2017

Earlier this year, we worked in cojunction with STEM Learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to run a competition open to secondary school students. The idea was that the participants...