Murdoch University vet students go starkers for Rural Aid

Sep 18, 2021 | Articles

In an annual tradition, veterinary students from Murdoch University have gone nude to be photographed for a calendar to raise funds for Rural Aid. “Taking our kit off not only sells a lot of calendars, it also serves to foster positive relationships within the school of veterinary medicine. Suicide is an enormous issue within the profession – learning to bring down walls, communicate and grow support networks is essential to our longevity as veterinarians,” said veterinary student Beth Gallagher.

“Choosing Rural Aid, for us as future clinicians, was recognition of our commitment to stand by our farmers, especially in the face of adversity, changing climates and lows of agricultural commodity prices. We are enthusiastic to grow the pool of large animal and mixed practice veterinarians within WA and wish to foster positive relationships within the livestock industries into the future.” Read more