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We all have a job to do to attract young people to train and enter the food industry, we need to come together and improve our image.

Emma Weston, University of Nottingham

Did you know?

58% of students need more guidance on which career to pursue after university

(Source Food Matters Careers Student Survey June 2021)

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Our Academic Members

Sheffield Hallam University

Our mission is simple: we transform lives We provide people from all backgrounds with the opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed at whatever they choose to do. As one of the UK’s largest and most progressive universities, our teaching, research and partnerships are characterised by a focus on real world impact – addressing the health, economic and…

University College Birmingham

Based in the heart of the UK’s second biggest city, University College Birmingham is highly respected by employers and industry for providing career-focused education and training They specialise in vocational courses in both the higher education and further education sectors and continue to grow our portfolio of apprenticeships. Most of their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are accredited by the university of…

University of Greenwich

Greenwich is a place where students have a great and memorable student experience. It brings together people with a shared interest in learning new things, developing skills and fulfilling potential. Our students are part of an amazing community that celebrates difference and diversity, representing over 130 countries around the world. You’ll meet people who you identify with, can relate…

Ulster University

The Belfast campus development will be a catalyst for our transformative approach to teaching. Increasing campus presence and usage, improving learning environments and offering relaxed social learning spaces to encourage collaborative learning. But this approach travels beyond Belfast, with transformation initiatives also planned for Magee and Coleraine. We believe in, connecting local people, businesses, academics and students both to…

T U Dublin

TU Dublin is the university where the arts, business, sciences, engineering and technology converge and its 28,500 students and researchers come from all over Ireland and from all parts of the globe. The University has well-developed campuses in Dublin City, Blanchardstown and Tallaght. Prospective Leaving Certificate students can choose from a wide range of…

University of Plymouth

Our mission is to be a broad-based, research-intensive university, open to all who can benefit from a University of Plymouth education, and delivering excellent interdisciplinary research, experiential education and civic engagement. We will adapt our existing core strategic principles to enhance the University’s reputation and to understand sustainability as an embedded principle across everything we do. We believe in…

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE)

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE). They have a vision for your success and for the success of businesses who they work and they invite you to be  part of it. The College offers you the opportunity to study a course which will lead to a career in agri-food and rural businesses. If you are already working in…

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