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New Bachelor of Ag!

Published on July 24, 2015 by Career Harvest

Fantastic announcement from the University of Melbourne – an NEW Bachelor of Agriculture degree, designed with industry. “Today we are thrilled to launch our new Bachelor of Agriculture degree, designed with industry experts to meet the high demand for agricultural scientists. Did you know Australia exports more than $40 billion of ‪‎agricultural‬ products per year –… read more

8 tips to get into ag research for international development

Published on July 7, 2015 by Career Harvest

Many students are interested in international aid, helping the world beyond the borders of Australia. At Career Harvest we like to encourage students to consider studying agriculture as a fantastic means of helping developing nations. How does this work? Here’s a blog at Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) with some tips on how… read more

Ag grads on lawyer salaries – but how do we increase enrolments?

Published on June 30, 2015 by Career Harvest

University of Queensland dean of agriculture, Professor Neal Menzies, spoke at the National Horticulture Convention in Queensland in late June and spoke about the potential for the industry and the challenge in attracting students to study agriculture. Queensland Country Life reported that Prof Menzies said agriculture is barely on the radar for career-hungry university students. Among… read more

CH students take over AgriVictoria!

Published on June 16, 2015 by Career Harvest

We were so pleased to send 18 students to the recent AgriVictoria Summit in Melbourne. The inaugural AgriVictoria Summit focussed on international opportunities for Victorian agriculture, and our students reported back there was a strong focus on Asia. The role of culture on international demands on Australian export. Universal branding, respective supply #AgriVictoria @CareerHarvest –… read more

PIEFA and Career Harvest form alliance

Published on June 9, 2015 by Career Harvest

National education alliance to boost career opportunities in food and fibre. The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA) and Career Harvest have announced a national alliance to link the school education needs of primary industries with the promotion of careers in those industries nationally. Career Harvest and PIEFA will seek joint funding from the industry to… read more

Agribusiness scholarship opportunity – closes Friday 29 May!

Published on May 21, 2015 by Career Harvest

You don’t need to live in Sydney to take advantage of the Woolworths Agricultural Business Scholarship – apply before Friday 29 May and you could be one of the lucky 25 students flying and staying in Sydney to spend 12 days gaining a close up perspective of business in agriculture. Based at the Woolworths support office… read more

Vic ag in an international marketplace

Published on May 12, 2015 by Career Harvest

Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, in collaboration with the Victorian Farmers Federation, ANZ Bank, PwC, The Global Foundation, and the Victorian Agribusiness Council, with sponsorship from State Government Victoria is conducting ‘AgriVictoria’ on 11 June at the Park Hyatt, Melbourne. The program is compelling and focused on assisting farmers/producers/processors understand key issues associated with becoming investment… read more

Passionate about climate change? There’s a job for you!

Published on April 16, 2015 by Career Harvest

Climate change is a big issue that affects us all on so many levels and is an issue students learn about from a very young age. This early grounding means they remain passionate about climate change issues right through their education and many want to do something in their careers to help solve some of… read more

Maddie gets a taste of research science

Published on March 23, 2015 by Career Harvest

Thanks so much to our partners Dow AgroSciences for this story about Univeristy of Tasmania graduate Maddie Francis who won the 2014 PICSE/Dow AgroSciences Travelling Scholarship Award for Excellence in Science. Maddie was able to travel to New Zealand to work with top international scientists and really understand what it is like to work for a… read more

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