Student Placements


Each year we offer students the ability to give animals a better life at Raystede through student placements whilst completing an Animal Care qualification or University Degree.


What we offer...

We offer students the ability to work alongside our experienced team in each of our varied animal sections.

NVQ students are offered a 20 week placement of 4 week blocks that offers experience in each animal section. Veterinary students can apply for 1 or 2 week block placements working in at least 2 of our animal sections and as an observer in our onsite surgery.

If you need to gain work experience prior to a Veterinary Degree application, please apply to become a volunteer in one of our animal sections or speak to our team.

Who can apply?

Students must be aged 16 or over and be registered on an Animal Care course at college or University. 

How many spaces do we offer?

We offer 4 placements each year for NVQ students and 5 University student blocks.

When can you apply?

Applications for 2017/18 are now open. Complete our Student Placement Application Form and email it to the HR & Volunteering team.


To apply please download our application form and email it to us at or telephone our team on 01825 880491.  

Please note we do not accept CV's

If you have not heard from us within two weeks, thank you for your application, however please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Contact Us

We look forward to hearing from you! Please allow up to 48 hours to hear back from us.
Call:(01825) 840252

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