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Dookie Campus of Melbourne University, Dookie
Program Dates: 29 November - 1 December 2017
Best Apply Before: 15 November 2017
The ConocoPhillips Agricultural Science Experience at Dookie is a three-day camp where you will get a taste for university life and find out what agricultural science is all about.
Join with agricultural scientists and university students in hands-on workshops and activities in laboratories and on the farm, learning about animal health, farming, food and agricultural business. You will experience how they solve challenges in the real world through finding better and safer ways to grow plants and animals for both farmers and the rest of the population.
The Dookie campus of University of Melbourne is a working farm, as well as a centre of agricultural research, helping to shape the future of agriculture in Australia since 1886. Situated on 2,440 hectares it is the largest farm campus in the southern hemisphere and runs 5000 merino sheep, 220 hectares of canola, 430 hectares of wheat, an orchard with three hectares of Pink Lady apples, a robotic dairy, winery and a natural bush reserve.
You will stay three days and two nights in the Dookie Campus student accommodation and all meals will be provided. Dookie is located approximately 150 kms north of Melbourne between Shepparton and Benalla.
* Please note that Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn program occurs during the school term.