Careers & Training

In-depth learning from industry placement

01/09/2017 - 09:35

Hristina Georgieva talks about what she has learnt during the placement in the food industry. 

A taste of the future

01/09/2017 - 09:22

Joanne Burke describes the aims of the recent Food Science Summer School at the University of Leeds and the activities undertaken by participants.

Growing careers

31/05/2017 - 08:19

Sara Sharp of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture explains how the horticulture industry is encouraging young people to grow their own careers.

Most people remember that at school, there was never an option to study horticulture. Teachers knew nothing of the opportunities available. The UK governmental careers advice service, Connexions, which was disbanded in 2011, seemed to largely direct pupils into the recognised professional career paths, such as law, teaching and nursing.

Grow Careers Website

Degree Apprenticeship addresses shortage of food technologists

24/02/2017 - 14:23

Sharon Green from the National Centre for Food Manufacturing at the University of Lincoln, one of the universities involved in developing the Degree Apprenticeship programme, explains how the apprenticeships will bring together the best of higher education and vocational training to plug the skills gap in food manufacturing.

Apprenticeship reform

Careers & Training



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