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Veterinary education
RCVS guide to student behaviour
  1. Bob Michell
  1. Pine Croft, Upper Cleveley, near Enstone, Oxfordshire OX7 4DX
  1. e-mail: bobmichell{at}

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THE new RCVS fitness to practise guide for UK veterinary students is in two sections: one mainly addressed to veterinary schools, the other to students. The RCVS expects students to represent the future of the profession and conduct themselves professionally ‘at all times’. Really? Even when celebrating an exam, a 21st birthday or a sporting triumph? Indeed, ‘this includes your private life and student life’, a standard that would have been breached by many eventual professors, …

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