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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 […]


Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) Survey: Mental Health and Wellbeing in Student and Newly Qualified Veterinary Nurses

If you are a student veterinary nurse, newly qualified veterinary nurse, or clinical coach, Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) want to hear from you! Please can we ask that you visit the following link to complete the survey. Your answers will help to inform future work, including the development of specific projects focusing on the veterinary […]


Student Research Project

A student by the name of Sally Squire (MDX Uni), would like your support in completing this anonymous survey which is exploring the effectiveness of veterinary nursing clinics. The results of this survey will be published here on our blog at a later date. Take the survey


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ePortfolio Support Sessions for CAW Clinical Supervisors

We’re pleased to announced that we will be offering our ePortfolio support sessions on a bimonthly basis throughout 2021. These sessions have been organised to provide support to Clinical Supervisors on all things ePortfolio and will run via our new live streaming virtual delivery platform. The sessions will take place on the following dates and […]


Join us at Clinical Coach Congress 2021!

We’re excited to share that Clinical Coach Congress 2021 is taking place virtually on Thursday 20th May, and is now open for registrations! Clinical Coach Congress is a unique conference dedicated purely to supporting clinical coaches and those involved in veterinary nurse training. Attendees will get the chance to listen to a variety of relevant […]


Join us at Head Nurse Congress 2021, we’re going virtual!

The College of Animal Welfare is delighted to announce that its 2021 Head Nurse Congress, will be taking place online and is now open for registration. After much consideration in light of the global Coronavirus pandemic, the congress will run in a virtual format on Thursday 4 March 2021. We were keen to adapt and […]


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ePortfolio Support Sessions for CAW Clinical Supervisors

We are pleased confirm that we will be running monthly ePortfolio support sessions, for CAW clinical supervisors who are supporting VetSkill students! These sessions will be delivered via our new virtual learning platform, and will take place on: Wednesday 14th October at 2pm Thursday 12th November at 9.30am Wednesday 16th December at 2pm Thursday 14th […]


52 week placement limits for non-employed/placement students

We recently made the decision to change the planned amount of placement weeks that students on VN Diploma programmes are required to complete, limiting this to a maximum of 52 weeks over the duration of the training programme. During which the student must complete their practice based skills training to the required standard (i.e. meet […]