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Ms Ros Gall, Director Dookie Campus

Melbourne School ofLand and Environment, University of Melbourne

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Around 140 Bachelor of Agriculture students will gather at the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus for a networking event with agriculture industry representatives this week.

The event will provide students with an opportunity to ask experienced members of industry what working in their field is really like, as well as discussing options for their industry internship subject which is available in the second year of the Bachelor of Agriculture.

Industry representatives will include Devondale, Elders, Grad Link Agribusiness, Glencore Grain/ Glancore Xstrata, Kagome, NAB, Reid Stockfeeds and Rimfire Rersources.

Students will form small groups and move to a different location to hear about each industry and ask their specific questions.

Ms Ros Gall, Director of Dookie campus said the event was an annual Career and Industry Night which enabled students to make the best degree subject choices for their career of interest.

 “We are very grateful to all of the industry representatives who come along to our careers evening as their advice to our students is so valuable,” Ms Gall said.

“The event is also a chance for students across all three years of the Bachelor of Agriculture degree to come together and network, sharing study and internship experiences.”

The coming weeks will also see the Bachelor Agriculture students attending their intensive subjects at the Dookie campus, using the working farm resources on-site. Topics include Precision Agriculture, Land Survey Techniques, Farm Mechanisation and exploring research techniques including data acquisition and analysis.