Welcome! Here you will find resources to help you make the most of your FVAS course. For course enquiries and personalised support or assistance, get in touch with Stop 1, where they can connect you with the full range of student services to support you while studying at the University.
Assessment Information and Policies
Information about assessment at the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, including assignment submissions, extensions and special consideration.
FVAS Exam Procedure
Important information on the procedures for exams, including e-Exams, as it relates specifically to subjects within the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.
Q Fever Vaccinations
Vaccination against Q Fever is mandatory for students taking specific courses or subjects within the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.
Several subjects offered by the University have limited enrolment numbers. These 'quota subjects' are usually laboratory or fieldwork subjects where enrolment capacity is limited by available resources.
Social Media and Photography Guidelines
Information and guidelines regarding photography, video/audio recordings and social media within the faculty.
Student Code of Conduct
Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences students must abide by the following standards and expectations of behaviour.
Writing Style Guide
A guide to help you achieve consistency and accuracy in your writing, formatting and referencing of essays and reports.
We are pleased to advise that, if you’re beginning your course in Semester 1 2022, we will be increasing our on-campus teaching while ensuring commencing students overseas can continue to meet all their learning requirements by using a dual-delivery teaching mode.
Enrich your study
Immerse yourself in the available opportunities to improve your employability while you study. Get hands on experience with industry internships, network with peer mentors, prepare for a future career in research or broaden your horizons by studying abroad.
Cross-institutional study enables you to enrol in subjects at other tertiary institutions and have it count toward your degree. Cross-institutional study must be relevant to your current course.
Exchange and Study Abroad
We encourage all our students to take advantage of the University’s global partnerships with leading institutions and study overseas for part of their degree. Immerse yourself in new social, cultural and intellectual environments to broaden your knowledge.
Intensive subjects at Dookie
Doing fieldwork or taking an intensive at Dookie campus is an exciting and enriching experience. This guide contains all the information you need to make the most of your time at Dookie.
Industry internships provide you with opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills you’ve developed with genuine, hands-on work experience. They can even lead to other opportunities for work or study and can help you decide the career path you'd like to follow.
There are a range of mentoring programs available to students of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
Research Project Subjects
A coursework research project subject is an opportunity to undertake detailed independent study on an issue under the guidance of an academic supervisor.
The Dookie semester combines what’s happening on the Dookie Farm and surrounding region, with your studies and gives you an opportunity to get real life experience.
Honours is a one-year program building upon your undergraduate degree that will draw together your previous studies and focus your knowledge, skills and intellect on original research.
Student life and support
Get more out of your time at university. Connect with like-minded students through our various clubs and societies. Access support services, understand complaints processes, and see the range of scholarships, grants and bursaries available to help support your studies.
Clubs and Societies
Joining a club or student society is a great way to continue some of the extracurricular activities you already love, find a new interest or meet like-minded friends from within or outside of your degree.
Scholarships, awards and prizes
The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences has a range of scholarships and bursaries to assist you with study and living expenses.
The University of Melbourne offers one of the most comprehensive student support networks in Australia. Find out more about the services available to you as an FVAS student.
The Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences is committed to the health and wellbeing of our students and enhancing their experiences by providing a range of activities and initiatives.