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Vet students struggle to make ends meet

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By Georgina Mills

Almost half of vet students feel they have less money than they need for living expenses and one-third have a part-time job to help them cover costs, new research has found.

The findings come from the latest BVA/Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) survey, published last week. The survey aims to determine the issues and concerns of the current veterinary student body as the upcoming recent graduate professionals.

A total of 46 per cent of students stated that they usually had less money than they needed – with an average shortfall of £2000 …

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