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Remote invigilation – Guidance for CAW students undertaking VetSkill exams

If you are undertaking a VetSkill examination as part of your course, you may be offered the opportunity to undertake it remotely using Proctorio™, a remote examination invigilation system used by VetSkill.


Introducing our new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the newly enhanced VLE, cawpers.com. This latest update is not just an upgrade; it’s a complete overhaul aimed at providing an unparalleled learning experience.


TP Times is Back!

We are delighted to announce the re-launch of our training magazine, TP (Training Practice) Times. It has been almost 13 years since TP Times has been produced but the need for information and news related to training of both veterinary nurses and support staff is greater than ever. The bi-monthly magazine will be a digital […]


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2023 SCAS Virtual Congress, Sunday 17 September – Are Pets Really Good For Us? The role of pets in mental and physical health

The annual Society of Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) virtual congress is taking place on Sunday 17 September 2023. This year’s SCAS Conference, ‘Are pets really good for us? The role of pets in mental and physical health‘, sponsored by VetSkill, will focus on the evidence-based research demonstrating how human-animal interactions support our physical and mental health.  2023 […]


VN Futures DIWP working group launches menopause toolkit

As part of the VN Futures Diversity, Inclusivity and Widening Participation (DIWP) working group, The British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) have launched a free-to-access menopause toolkit, providing signposting to support and resources for veterinary nurses.  Providing a range of resources, including discussion panels, blog articles, podcasts and signposting to supportive organisations, this toolkit contains information […]


Discover a World of Teaching Opportunities at our ‘Working in Veterinary Nurse Education’ information webinar!

Are you a veterinary nurse or veterinary surgeon with a passion for sharing knowledge and inspiring future generations? Perhaps you are a clinical coach and have discovered the joy of helping students to learn, or maybe you are just looking at other career opportunities outside of veterinary practice life. If so, we invite you to […]


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Head Nurse Congress Returns for 2023!

That’s right, Head Nurse Congress is back virtually for another year; this year’s event takes place on Thursday 4 May 2023 from 8:30am to 5pm and since we’re coming to you virtually, you can join from anywhere! What is Head Nurse Congress? Head Nurse Congress is an event solely focused on head veterinary nurses and […]



The College of Animal Welfare Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

The College of Animal Welfare has been rated as ‘Good’ across the board following its recent Ofsted inspection. The four day inspection from 5-8 July 2022 involved a team of inspectors assessing the College’s centres, distance learning school and work based learning programmes. The College was particularly praised for its high-quality learning resources, and its […]


Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Dear students, staff and employers Please note that as a mark of respect for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The College of Animal Welfare and CAW Business School will be closed on Monday 19th September 2022. Further announcements will be made in due course with details of rescheduled teaching along with confirmation of […]


Clinical Coach Congress Article

Clinical Coach Congress is returning this July!

Clinical Coach Congress is back on Thursday 7 July 2022, and is open for registrations! If you’re a clinical coach, our annual conference offers a unique opportunity to develop the key role you play in the professional development of your students. Here’s why you should come along… You’ll gain 8 hours CPD from the comfort of your own home […]