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Corporate entry Faculty of Veterinary Science (1920 - )

The University of Sydney

Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
Education and Veterinary or Animal Health Industries
Camperdown, New South Wales


In 1920 the Veterinary School was granted full status as a faculty and Professor J.D. Stewart became Dean of Veterinary Science. By 1928 there were 25 undergraduates, which increased to over 100 in 1935. The Faculty in 2000 comprised three departments and two veterinary teaching hospitals.


 1909 - 1920 Veterinary School
       1920 - Faculty of Veterinary Science

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Edited Books

  • Egerton, John ed., Veterinary research at the University of Sydney: the first century (Sydney: University of Sydney Press, 2016), 431 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'The Veterinary Schools in Australia. I. The Sydney University Veterinary School II. The Melbourne University Veterinary School', Australian Veterinary Journal, 1 (1925), 40-41; 75-47. Details
  • 'History of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney. The Foundation of the Faculty of Veterinary Science and Agriculture', Australian Veterinary Journal, 11 (1935), 169-185. Details
  • 'Sir Ian Clunies Ross. A Tribute to his Work for the Sydney University Veterinary School and his Contribution to Veterinary Parasitology', Australian Veterinary Journal, 35 (1959), 379-381. Details
  • Canfield, P. J. and Edols, J., 'Women in the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney: the early years', Australian Veterinary History Record, 25 (1999), 14-24, Details


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