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Vet Students Invited to International Wildlife Symposium

March 28th, 2014

LionThe International Symposium on Wildlife Utilization in Southern Africa (ISWU) is a biennial symposium dealing with veterinary involvement in wildlife management. It serves as a platform for a variety of leading speakers to address veterinary students on a host of wildlife management topics and the role of the veterinarian in wildlife utilization. Speakers are both local and international and are from all facets of the wildlife industry in Southern Africa.

ISWU is organized by the Symposium Committee (SYMCO), a non-profit student organization affiliated with Pretoria University. The eighteen-day symposium costs approximately $3,000 and the number of delegates chosen is limited to 60 international and 10 South African students. Applications are open to all veterinary students worldwide; closing date is October 2014. Delegates can expect a busy two weeks filled with relevant lectures and hands-on experience, including opportunities to get up close and personal with South African wildlife.

For more information, visit the ISWU website.

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