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Veterinary Medicine - Undergraduate Entry

Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
0 Helpful votes.
Student Type Traditional
1 Unhelpful votes.
From Dublin
Social Life

Why did you choose to study this course?

It's what I've always wanted to do

Are you happy with your choice of course?


How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?


Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?


Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

I don't know

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The practical work out on Lyons farm

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

The chemistry based modules

Was your course what you expected?


What do you wish you had known before choosing this course?

That there was a lot of theory in the first two years with very little practical


The library is small, most of the time you can get the books you need out

Is there a good social life on your course?


Please describe

Vet soc organise a lot of nights out especially in the first few weeks of semester 1, it helps students to get to know others in the course and in older years

Rate your course in terms of difficulty


Please rate your course in terms of workload

More than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?


Are you a member of any sports clubs?


If yes, please name the sports clubs?

 Equestrian, Rifle rugby (ladies’)

Are your training facilities easily accessible?


Are your training facilities easily accessible? - if no, why not?

Equestrian facilities aren't on campus

Do you feel that you are playing at a standard that matches your ability?


How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?


Do you or have you lived away from home during college?


How much does your rent cost per month?


As a first year did you live in college halls?


If yes, where and why?

Donnybrook, it's close to UCD, city centre, and the Dart station

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

I really love being in UCD , over the last 2 years I've made a load of friends and had a great time

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