The Royal also called as Dick School of Veterinary Studies, generally alluded to as the Dick Vet, it is the veterinary school of the University of Edinburgh which is situated in Scotland. The part of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine the head of which is Sir John Savill. David Argyle has been the leader of the school since 1 November 2011.
The school was positioned 1st in the UK by the UK Government in the year 2014 Research Excellence Framework and the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise and 2nd in the UK by the Complete University Guide the year 2014 and Times Good University Guide the year 2014 for veterinary studies. In the year 2015, QS World University Rankings positioned the veterinary school 9th on the planet for veterinary medicine.
Initially called the Highland Society’s Veterinary School, Edinburgh, the Dick Vet, as it came to be known, it was built up by William Dick, a previous understudy of the anatomist John Barclay who was the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The main normal classes at the school were started in the November 1823, in spite of the fact that addresses to little gatherings of understudies had been accommodated 4 years preceding this date. That 1st session of standard classes was financed by understudy charges and a give from the Highland Society of Scotland at Edinburgh, of which John Barclay was a chief. Mary Dick, William’s senior sister, was presumed to have been instrumental, from the good ‘old days, in the organization of the school.
In spite of the fact that a self-sufficient establishment, the understudies likewise went to the addresses in the drug at the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.