Come and explore the newly redeveloped world-class veterinary education facility, home to the Melbourne Veterinary School and U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital. Werribee Open Day has something for everyone including:

Interactive displays

Learn how our veterinarians diagnose and treat animals, watch educational demonstrations and speak with student groups and external exhibitors including Wildlife Victoria, Edgar's Mission, Werribee Dog Obedience Club, Birdlife Australia and the Cavy Council of Victoria. Activities include getting close and personal with dingos, owls, pythons and other furry animals, participating in wild and wacky science experiments with slime, exploding volcanoes and pop rockets and taking part in our self-guided, behind-the-scenes veterinary hospital tour.

Course advice

Chat with staff and current students about the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program and other rewarding careers in agriculture, food science, veterinary nursing and more. You can also experience our new five-storey, 6 Green Star, Learning and Teaching building, and see where our veterinary medicine students receive a world class education.

Free information sessions

Hear from our experts to learn more about pet health, and attend course information sessions.

All information sessions will be held in the Lecture Theatre, Building 418, Werribee campus.

Time Session TypeTitle

10:00am-10:45am

Course Information

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Become a leader in the welfare and care of animals. Discover where a Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine can take you.

11:00am-11:30am

Hot Topic

Pet First Aid - How to help your furry friend

Hear from one of our experienced vet nurses about the first steps to take when your animal is unwell.

12:00pm-1:00pm

Course Information

Study pathways to become a veterinarian

Learn more about the different undergraduate study pathways into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

1:15pm-1:45pm

Hot Topic

Animal Rehabilitation

Learn about animal rehabilitation, with helpful tips for a smoother recovery.

2:00pm-2:45pm

Course Information

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Become a leader in the welfare and care of animals. Discover where a Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine can take you.

3:00pm-3:30pm

Hot Topic

Snake bites - how to handle them

What to do if you suspect your pet has been bitten by a snake.

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