Studying veterinary, agricultural or food science at the University of Melbourne gives you the skills and knowledge to apply science to significant real-world  issues.



The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences has a range of scholarships and bursaries to assist with study and living expenses.

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Current Students

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We are a research-intensive faculty dedicated to the advancement of societal, animal and environmental well being through cross-disciplinary and collaborative research spanning agricultural, food, veterinary and biomedical sciences.

Graduate Research Opportunities

Ready to take the next step? Learn how you can contribute to the future of agriculture, food and animal and veterinary sciences, as well as agricultural innovation, bioscience and zoonoses.

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Current Projects

From bone re-modelling, to rural R and D to the development of vaccines in the fight against parasites, learn about some of the different projects we are working on the faculty.

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You are a vital part of our future.

Our talented Alumni

Graduates of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences instantly become part of a talented global network of alumni. Our alumni are making a valuable contribution to the health of society and the environment for humans and animals alike.

Access networking opportunities, social events, professional development and more, as a member of our alumni community. There are many ways to stay connected too.

Our generous friends and supporters

It is through your gifts and donations that we are able to promote equal opportunity via scholarships, attract the best staff, and provide a cutting-edge learning, treatment and research environment. Your help is both vital and appreciated.

Welcome to one of Australia’s leading veterinary hospitals

The University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital is based in Werribee, Victoria.  
Our expert and caring team treat over 17,000 animals per year, via the following services:

  • General practice (for primary and preventative care)
  • Referral practice (for veterinarians)
  • Emergency and critical care services – open 24 hours, 365 days per year
  • Equine Centre

Emergency and critical care

+61 3 9731 2000
24 hours, 365 days per year

Dedicated and highly qualified staff

We are a large veterinary practice operating within world-class facilities. Our team of caring and highly-qualified veterinary staff are supported by dedicated veterinary nurses, specialist technicians and administrative staff. We employ over 40 registered veterinarians from interns to senior veterinary registrars.

Total animal care

As well as our general practice, we provide specialist veterinary services in surgery, anaesthesia, radiology, neurology and clinical pathology.

Emergency department, open all hours

Our emergency and critical care department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is supported by modern diagnostic capabilities and on-site pathology laboratories, which enable us to promptly diagnose and manage complex, involved and unusual cases.

Teaching the veterinarians of tomorrow

Importantly, we are also a teaching hospital and research facility. We are committed to educating the veterinarians of today and tomorrow. Students may be allowed to undertake simple procedures, such as administering medication, but most cases require advanced veterinary care that is only provided by experienced veterinarians. We thank you for allowing us to involve veterinary students in the care of your pet.