Going into my equine placement I was unsure what I wanted to get out of
About VET EMS
Helping you to find the perfect placement
We are a placement review service for vet students to leave feedback and read feedback to aid finding placements.
Finding and choosing placements can be very difficult, but with the aid of our map, local placements can be seen in specific locations. You can also read what other students have to say about the placement to see if it would suit you.
Some sample reviews
What is Extra-mural studies (EMS)?
All veterinary students must carry out 12 weeks preclinical EMS and 26 weeks clinical EMS. EMS is vital to support university teaching with hands on experience to increase clinical knowledge. The aim
is for all students to enjoy placements, meet new people and learn new skills.
What is Pre clinical and clinical?
Pre clinical EMS includes the husbandry of animals, day to day care, nutrition and housing.
Example placement may include:
Clinical EMS is shadowing vets and paraprofessionals in the day to day working of vets in different
Example placements may include: