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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience


Congratulations on being chosen to supervise anatomy to some of our vet students. They are a bright, motivated bunch and I am sure you will enjoy the experience.

The second year of the Cambridge vet course can be difficult for students. By general agreement it is the hardest of the six years of the course – mainly because of the sheer volume of material, partly because of stress about some of the assessment methods employed by other departments, and also because some courses, such as NAB, are just plain complex.In addition, the vets have receive considerably more teaching than the medics with whom they are in competition, and they also face an additional 'exemption' exam at the end of the year.

Information for supervisors about this course including tips about supervising generally and about teaching on this particular course is now on our new Moodle site for supervisors. Please ask to enrol you on this.

David Bainbridge,, University Clinical Veterinary Anatomist