First Year Qualified Member

To become a first year qualified member of BSAVA you must be in your first year since graduating from a primary veterinary degree entitling you to membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Join now and you will benefit from:

  • Discounted BSAVA Congress registration – the biggest small animal conference in Europe.
  • FREE annual BSAVA Congress podcasts – covering a wide range of small animal topics, available to download or listen to online shortly after BSAVA Congress.
  • SAVE on CPD courses – From mini modules and merit awards to webinars, available throughout the UK.
  • SAVE £30 on BSAVA veterinary manuals and £20 on nursing manuals – essential information on a wide range of small animal topics.
  • FREE copy of the BSAVA Guide to Procedures in Small Animal Practice.
  • FREE copy of the BSAVA Pocketbook for Vets.
  • FREE copy of the BSAVA Small Animal Formulary – the practitioner’s indispensable pocket guide.
  • Complimentary online subscription to the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP) – the peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of medicine and surgery (worth £231 per year). Members can also opt - in to receive a the printed copy at no extra cost.
  • Complimentary subscription to Companion, the essential monthly publication for BSAVA members – featuring practical content relating to your needs in practice, including instructive CPD features and general association news. View sample issue
  • FREE access to the PDP Resource Bank which provides a range of online webinars, podcasts and articles, matched directly to each of the RCVS PDP competences.
  • FREE enrolment onto our online Professional Key Skills modular CPD programme; completion of which equips members with the key skills required for inclusion on the RCVS Advanced Practitioners list, alongside a relevant Postgraduate certificate.
  • Subsidised regional CPD – day & evening meetings across the UK.
  • Member only web content – exclusive resources and information within the BSAVA website.
  • Peace of mind – from practice insurance, income protection to health insurance, legal helpline and Health & Safety consultancy.
  • FECAVA & WSAVA rates at relevant congresses.
  • Professional representation – BSAVA is your voice on national, scientific and political issues.
  • NEW! 6 months FREE access to VETbytes - A new mobile app providing veterinary surgeons, nurses and animal healthcare teams with an extensive library of concise medical summaries drawn from global guidelines and peer-reviewed journals.

Visit BSAVA.com for more information and apply online