Suzanne Bedford says “I was part of BVNA’s student council from 2016-2018, and what an amazing few years they were! Having read the VNJ from day one of my training, I was really interested in the BVNA and a passion to be involved at the heart of the veterinary nursing community led me to apply.”

If you want to find out more about being a student council, elections open today and close on 31 March.   Find out about joining the council and how to be nominated for election here: https://www.bvna.org.uk/council-and-staff/bvna-council-nominations

Volunteering with Inspirational People

“During my time on council, I met and worked alongside some of the most inspiring people in our industry.”

“I was involved in….

·       organising and running the first British Association of Veterinary Nursing Students [BAVNS] social evening at Congress 2017

·       helping to provide a platform for SVN networking

·       collaborations with the Animal Welfare Foundation on the provision of thought-provoking welfare talks

·       chairing a CPD session at Marwell Zoo

·       writing for the VNJ

·       and attendance at council meetings, allowing my voice to be heard in discussions and responses to topics including veterinary telemedicine, brachycephalics in advertising and, a subject I am very passionate about, the incidence of bullying in veterinary nursing"

Making a Difference

“Joining council will allow you to make a difference to the issues in veterinary nursing that matter to you, in such a supportive and constructive network.”

“If you want to make a change, come away from every meeting feeling excited and inspired, all whilst making some fantastic memories along the way, this is the role for you!”

Thank you Suzanne, that’s really inspiring.

Find out more about being a student council, elections open today and close on 31 March.   Find out about joining the council and how to be nominated for election here: https://www.bvna.org.uk/council-and-staff/bvna-council-nominations #BVNACouncilElections2020 #BVNAVolunteering


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