We are incredibly passionate about championing animal science and technology at all stages, which includes making sure that those who desire a career in animal science have all the tools you need to achieve your career goals.

Early Career Council

Our Early Careers Council can offer tailored support, resources, and training, which includes hosting regular workshops where students can hone their skills on topics such as academic writing best practice, how to get published and obtaining funding.

To find out more about the Early Career Council, click here.


Undergraduate Membership

At a cost of just £10 a year, a BSAS membership offers some fantastic resources for undergraduates, from networking opportunities with leading academia and industry contacts across the globe, to access to awards and grants and discounts on our wide variety of conferences and industry workshops.

To become an Undergraduate Member click here.


Are you an undergraduate student undertaking animal science studies who is keen to actively promote BSAS membership, news, conferences, workshops, awards, and publications?

Then click here to find out about becoming an undergraduate ambassador.


Early Career Awards

We have a dedicated range of awards, grants and scholarships specifically targeted at supporting students and those in their early careers, which enables you to gain access to funding for training opportunities, and a number of career defining experiences that can help enhance your skills and professional development.

For further information on our awards and grants click here.



By requesting a BSAS Mentor, you will gain invaluable access to the knowledge, feedback, and advice of a more experienced academic or industry member in animal science.

“Seeing our undergraduates students identifying gaps and planning professional development, increasing their confidence and achieving personal and career goals through the mentoring scheme, is among its most rewarding aspects and creates an excellent breeding ground for innovation”

Click here to read more about being mentored.


The BSAS Buddy Up Scheme allows those in a similar stage in their career to meet on a more informal basis to share experiences, act as a sounding board and offer each other more general support.

Click here to find out more about Buddying Up.


Run in collaboration with the Royal Society of Biology, BSAS Accreditation enables you to gain global public recognition for your knowledge and skills in your area of animal science from entry level upwards.

To learn more about becoming Accredited click here.


Undergraduate Thesis of the Year

Newly launched in 2020, this award recognises and celebrates the hard work and quality of undergraduate theses. 

"I’m very grateful for the unanimous vote of the committee in recognising my hard work, which I thoroughly enjoyed. It has given me huge amount of confidence as I start my journey to becoming a vet“

Learn more about the 2020 winners.

All About BSAS and becoming a Member

Watch Michael Lee, BSAS Senior Vice-President, talk about BSAS and how becoming a member can help you now and as your career as an animal scientist progresses in the future.

Click here to watch