SEFS Alumni News Winter 2019

Agricultural Science students awarded Dairygold Bursaries

18 Dec 2019
UCC Agricultural Science students, Hannah Dinan and Liam Wall receiving their bursaries from Dairygold at Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy recently.

Dairygold Co-operative Society has awarded two annual undergraduate bursaries to students undertaking the new BAgrSc degree at UCC. The two successful students were Hannah Dinan from Clarecastle, County Clare, and Liam Wall from Crookstown, County Cork.

Chief executive of Dairygold Co-op, Jim Woulfe congratulated the successful students saying: “Dairygold’s commitment to sponsoring these bursaries reflects the importance of continued investment in people development across our business on an ongoing basis. We’re very pleased to be playing an active role in developing the talent our industry needs to keep meeting ambitious growth and expansion targets.”

The Bachelor of Agricultural Science programme focuses on practical skills, the science behind modern agriculture, and on supporting students to gain skills in farm management, business acumen and modern farm technology over their four years of study. It will also include a placement opportunity which will provide students with experience of working in modern Irish agriculture.

 

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