Farming Futures: Students get the chance to talk to industry professionals about career opportunities and teaching staff about agriculture degrees on offer at UNE.
The fourth annual Farming Futures will be held at the University of New England,showcasing the variety of careers in the agricultural industry.
It’s a student run eventprovidingUNE’s agricultural students opportunities to start planning their future as well as providing information for high school and TAFE students about the variety of careers agriculture has to offer.
A careers fair will be held whereindustry representatives andstud farmers canpromote their business and tell theirstory of how they got where they are now.
Farming Futures stems from the current agricultural issues and the continueddemand for new, innovative and sustainable development in the industry.
This year, aSchools Program is offeredfor students to exploreagricultural based degrees at UNE. Schools from local and surrounding areas areencouraged to attend the fair, giving students the opportunity to talk to stallholders about future job prospects. Graduates, academics and businesses willrun seminars on the day.
There will be an industry dinner forstudents andindustryrepresentativesfor a night of agricultural enlightenment. Students areencouraged to sit with aprofessionalto talk one onone.Graduates are also invited to attend.Dee George, 2015 graduate ofRural Science will be chairperson of the dinner. The dinner will also include anauction to raise funds for chosen charity, Buy A Bale.
The careers fair and dinner will be held on FridayJuly 29, at UNE inArmidale.
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