Arrell Food Institute provides graduate students the opportunity to engage in an experiential learning program that will prepare them to be leaders in the agri-food sector and address key agriculture and food challenges.
Arrell Scholars receive:
- Workplace ready training
- Applied learning opportunities to connect with industry and non-academic partners in the agri-food sector
- Opportunities to work collaboratively with industry leaders through these partnerships on mutually beneficial projects
- Opportunities to develop foundational skills in communication, teamwork and project management.
Unique graduate opportunities are available for incoming graduate students through the Arrell Graduate Scholarships.
Meet the Scholars
The Scholar Experience
Community engaged projects are collaboration between partner organizations and our scholars.
The 2018-2019 cohort were an interdisciplinary group who tackled five big issues through their community partnership projects: climate change, food literacy, food waste, food security and protein sourcing.
FeedBack: Growing Together
The food waste and behavioural change team reflects on the cohort program and the opportunities they've taken with their community partner, Provision Coalition.
FeedBack: Creativity wins in Guelph’s food waste reduction
A graduate team examine the paradox of food waste and food security locally.