Irish agricultural graduates cultivating success overseas
Sarah McIntosh
With the Australian working holiday visa seeing 105.2% surge in applications from last year, Sarah McIntosh speaks to five agricultural graduates who are currently working and living abroad.
28 February 2024 Careers
‘An agricultural course ensures a balanced regional economy’
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue outlines the import role an agricultural degree plays in ensuring a balanced regional economy at the UCD careers fair, writes Sarah McIntosh.
27 February 2024 Education
Students on tour ahead of the Certified Irish Angus schools final
Five schools that are participating in the Certified Irish Angus schools competition flew to Belgium last week for a farm-to-fork study tour, writes Sarah McIntosh.
Young Stock Podcast: bringing the first farm walk and talk to Co Donegal
Catch up with Robert Corroon, education and events officer with Agri Aware ahead of this year’s farm walk and talk series.
26 February 2024 Podcast
Agri Careers: a ‘disconnect’ between the syllabus and exams
In part two of the issues surrounding agricultural science at Leaving Cert level, Sarah McIntosh delves into the syllabus and structure of the new course design.
21 February 2024 Education
TUS Athlone celebrates 20 years of teaching veterinary nursing
Since its inception, TUS Athlone has seen 555 veterinary nursing graduates go through its doors, writes Sarah McIntosh.
19 February 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: why are students turned off by agricultural science?
The recent drop in the number of students choosing agricultural science for their Leaving Cert is a concern among teachers. In part one of this series, Sarah McIntosh shares the results of a survey.
14 February 2024 Education
Galway student wins Irish EU young translator award
58 students from 13 secondary schools across Ireland took part in the Irish leg of the European competition to promote language learning, writes Sarah McIntosh.
10 February 2024 Education
Mayo students crowned winners of environmental innovators programme
Students from St Tiernan’s College, Crossmolina, Co Mayo, were crowned winners of Agri Aware and BiOrbic’s ‘Environmental Innovators’ programme, writes Sarah McIntosh.
7 February 2024 Education
Coillte launches new forestry scholarship
With 1,770 new jobs needed to fulfill Ireland’s forest strategy, Coillte has launched a new scholarship worth €20,000 to help attract people into the sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
3 February 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: paving the way for women in apprenticeships
With an increase in the uptake of women doing apprenticeships in recent years, Sarah McIntosh takes a look at the changing perceptions of females in trade.
31 January 2024 Education
CAO application deadline imminent
Students who have not yet completed their CAO application are urged to do so immediately, as the application deadline is 1 February at 5pm, writes Sarah McIntosh.
31 January 2024 Education