Past Scholarship Students

David Nolan

David was in his 5th year at James Cook University, Australia and came through as a scholarship student, seeing practice at MVS in July 2013.


Sarah Hileman

USA Final Year Veterinary Student Canine Reproduction Elective Rotation 2013

Sarah Hileman is a final year veterinary student from Michigan State University in the States. She came and spent one of her clerkship rotations with us in order to gain more experience in canine and equine reproduction. Her areas of interest are primarily small animal based, especially concerning semen freezing, genetics and reproduction and canine sports medicine and rehabilitation. She is hoping to go on to get her physical therapy and rehabilitation certification, as well as continuing her studies of reproductive medicine and work as a small animal general practitioner.

Contact details: hilemans@cvm.msu.edu


Jasmin Hyatt – BVSc

Jasmin was our first Dairy Scholarship student from the University of Sydney in 2012. In 2013 she started her first job at a veterinary practise in Dorrigo, NSW, Australia which is near Coffs Harbour. Jasmin sees an awesome variety of work, about 60% cattle, the rest majority dogs but anything and everything including platypus!. Jasmin has even carried out some successful  inseminations in some bulldogs by implementing what she learnt during her time spent at Glenbred!


Shanie Verret

Shanie was in her final year of vet school at Louisiana State University, USA when she came to see practice at Matamata Veterinary Services in October 2013.


Samantha Swan

Samantha was a 2012 Scholarship student from JCU. Samantha is currently working in mixed practice at Rural Veterinary Services, Naracoorte, South Australia, and loving it.

Contact details: ruralvetservices@live.com


Emily Jones

Emily is currently working in mixed practice in Innisfail, far North QLD.

Contact details: emily.jones@my.jcu.edu.au


Jaco Joubert – BVSc

Jaco is currently still at University and is looking forward to working next year, wherever that may be. His final exams are in a few week and then it’s time for the real world, so until then it’s study time.

Contact details: jaco.joubert@my.jcu.edu.au


Steve Bailey

Steve was in his final year at JCU, Sydney when he came to see practice at Matamata Veterinary Services in October 2013


Grace Russell

Grace was in her final year at James Cook University, Australia when she came through as a scholarship student at Matamata Veterinary Services. She saw practice with us in August 2014.


Brodie Peters

Brodie was a scholarship student from James Cook University, Australia. He saw practice here at Matamata Veterinary Services in August 2014.


Penelope Morrison

Penelope was a JCU Scholarship student here at Matamata Veterinary Services in August 2015


Ben Brightman

Ben was a JCU scholarship student and saw practice at Matamata Veterinary Services in August 2015.


Hannah Kent

Hannah was in her final year at James Cook Univserity in Australia when saw practice with Matamata Veterinary Services in August 2016. Hannah was one of our 2016 scholarship students.


Hannah O’Brien

Hannah saw practice with Matamata Veterinary Services in August 2016. She came through as a scholarship student from James Cook University, Australia.


Georgia Hammond

Georgia was in her final year at Melbourne University when she saw practice here at Matamata Veterinary Services in September 2016.


Liam Ockerby

Liam saw practice with MVS Farm in August 2017 while he was in his final year at James Cook University.


Jillian Bell

Jillian saw practice with MVS Farm in August 2017 while she was in her final year at James Cook University.