Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) has signed an articulation agreement with Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
Through the agreement, students from Stellenbosch University Faculty of AgriScience who meet specified academic requirements may gain direct admission to RUSVM. These students will have their application fees waived, will be guaranteed interviews and will be considered for eligible international scholarships.
“The new partnership with RUSVM provides a direct pathway for our students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine,” said Professor Danie Brink, acting dean, Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University. “For some this may be a lifelong dream and for others it will be an opportunity to serve our society through the health of animals.”
This is RUSVM’s fourth international articulation partnership but its first one in South Africa.
“As part of the RUSVM mission, we are committed to providing training in areas strategically important to global health, thus enabling our students to become contributors to both human and animal medicine,” said Carmen Fuentealba, DVM, Ph.D., executive associate dean for teaching and learning at RUSVM. “This is of strategic importance as we extend our reach to South Africa and the rest of the globe to train veterinarians in key areas from the latest in pet care to food safety and security issues to assist in the control of infectious and zoonotic diseases.”