Experience Agriculture at UNE

Our approachable teaching staff have strong industry links and undertake cutting edge agricultural research. Students experience practical agriculture on the innovative university farms. Classes are small enough to provide great support from academic mentors, but large enough for peer-to-peer group work with other students. UNE is a leader in online education, delivering innovative and engaging agricultural programs that combine the latest online teaching technology with an unrivalled on-campus experience.

Armidale is also nestled amongst Australia’s most important food growing regions. with  90% of Australia’s food and fibre production industries found within a 300km radius providing accessible workplace experience.


A 3- hour drive from Armidale allows you to see 90% of the food types produced in Australia. Specific to each region of NSW, food industries include:  In the New England region, commodities such as Wool, Sheep meat, Beef, Grains, Apples,  Wine. In the North West Slopes region, commodities include Grains, Cotton, Oranges, Sheep meat, Beef. In the North Coast region, commodities include Dairy, Bananas, Sugar.