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First wellbeing symposium launched for vet students

An online wellbeing symposium designed for veterinary students is being launched for the first time.

Organised by Mind Matters and the Association of Veterinary Students, the VetKind symposium will be held on 24 November from 9am-3pm.

Led by Jenny Moffett, managing director of Skillstree, the first section will cover the science of happiness, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, empathy and how to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

The second half of the day will provide an opportunity to discuss prominent issues from the previous sessions.

To sign up, email or contact Emma Cowles on 020 7050 5041 or 

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Nominations open for Blue Cross Medal 2019

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 Animal lovers are being urged to nominate their pet heroes for the Blue Cross Medal 2019.

Celebrating inspirational pets for almost 80 years, the Award is open to pets that have done something brave, life-changing partnerships, assistance animals and serving or working animals.

To find out more about the awards and to nominate a pet, visit The closing date for entries is 15 February 2019.  

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Northampton graduate wins industry award

A graphic communications graduate from the University of Northampton has won an industry award for her campaign to persuade people to choose a rescue dog over a puppy.

Taylar Wong received a YCN Student Award for her concept, which likened a rescue dogs stay at the Dogs Trust to a time at University. Injecting some fun into the adoption process, Taylor produced images of cute dogs wearing mortarboards for use on social media and physical advertising.