News from PIEF

Published on October 27, 2014 by Career Harvest

The Primary Industry Education Foundation Newsletter is always chock full of great information and the October issue is no exception! I’ve picked out two stories to include here but please follow this link to read the whole newsletter including education opportunities for teachers, professional development, industry news and more.   NEW! Expressions of Interest –… read more

Dispelling the myths

Published on October 6, 2014 by Career Harvest

Thanks very much to the wonderful folk over at Art4Agriculture. Today’s blog post dispels some of the common myths about farming and farmers and give a big shout out to Career Harvest! There are also many myths or preconceptions about careers in the food and fibre industries – a degree in ag means a job… read more

Exciting times!

Published on September 15, 2014 by Career Harvest

There are so many fantastic things happening in the agricultural industry lately, innovations and confidence throughout. Of course there are always challenges. But all of this means opportunities for students. Here’s a tiny selection what has us excited just in the last two months!! AACo, Australia’s 190 year old, largest listed agricultural business is opening… read more

UWS Scholarship for new and current students are open

Published on September 2, 2014 by Career Harvest

Scholarship applications for the University of Western Sydney are now open. There are a number of scholarships open to both new and current students. Applications close on 9 January 2015, but why not start your application now? We have a number of the scholarships most relevant to agriculture listed here, you can see a full… read more

Set yourself up for life

Published on August 25, 2014 by Career Harvest

Perhaps we’re preaching to the converted, but an article by Margie Sheedy in this weekend’s Australian Financial Review highlighted how desirable ag graduates are. The link is here if you have a subscription to the AFR, but we’ve included some of the most relevant quotes below. Demand is booming for agricultural specialists. Agriculture is a… read more

CH in the Weekly Times: Urban agri jobs go begging

Published on August 4, 2014 by Career Harvest

Career Harvest Directors Jim Gall and Jim Pratley were quoted in a Weekly Times article this week extolling the benefits of studying ag. It’s the message we keep pushing – study ag for an almost guaranteed job after graduation and good money too! Click here to read the online version of the article . We… read more

A degree in ag – the good news in education

Published on July 21, 2014 by Career Harvest

We are gaining a bit of media coverage this week. We were featured on Digital Farm TV and also ABC Rural’s Victoria Country Hour  – all in relation to the press release below: Click here for ABC Victoria Country Hour audio. Click here for the Digital Farm TV vision. Students enjoy fast track to big… read more

Career Harvest – Digital TV stars!

Published on July 14, 2014 by Career Harvest

We were proud to be featured on Digital Farm TV recently. The site has more than 20,000 unique browsers per week so it was a fantastic opportunity to get the Career Harvest message out to this audience. Jim Gall featured in the video and  spoke about why agriculture is the industry for students to be… read more

NSW scholarship now open

Published on July 7, 2014 by Career Harvest

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW offers scholarships to support individuals in NSW who demonstrate a passion for rural and commitment for any career that will ensure the future success of rural and regional NSW. Applications are now open, click here for more information. There is no limit on the types of courses that qualify or… read more

Facelift for agriculture

Published on June 30, 2014 by Career Harvest

Career Harvest board member, Professor Jim Pratley is quoted in this article about changing the image of agriculture to appeal to young people. Great read!   Read the article here.  

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