On October 15, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England, to officially open the university’s new School of Veterinary Medicine.
According to the official website for the university during today’s visit Her Majesty and the duke:
“…toured the £45 million School and visited the Large Animal Clinical Skills Building, where they met students undertaking equine examinations and working with livestock. The Royal Party also viewed a demonstration in the Biomechanics Laboratory, where they met Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, the ‘Supervet’, and dogs that have benefitted from prosthetic limb surgery. Finally, they observed teaching sessions in the Clinical Skills Laboratory, where they met staff and students undertaking clinical skills training.
After the tour, The Queen, The Duke and assembled guests participated in a short ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new teaching facilities, at which Her Majesty unveiled a plaque to mark the occasion.”
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