Coleg Glynllifon is a land-based campus with residential facilities, situated on the Glynllifon Estate near Caernarfon.
The Glynllifon farm, including the woodland, extends to 300 hectares, and is a great environment for studying countryside management and agricultural studies. Agriculture students will gain hands-on experience on Glynllifon’s working farm which has:
- A crossbred Autumn calving dairy herd
- A Spring calving Stabiliser and Welsh Black beef herd
- A lowland flock of 500 Llŷn ewes
- 50 Continental terminal sire flock
- A pig herd of 50 Welsh and Hybrid sows
Recent investments at the farm include the cattle roundhouse and a state-of-the-art pig unit.
The campus also has an animal studies centre, engineering centre and forest & sawmill.
The state-of-the-art teaching block provides contemporary facilities for classroom-based learning, IT rooms, plus a library & resource centre, a large lecture theatre, two purpose-built rooms for exotic animals and the veterinary nursing course, plus kitchens and workrooms for the Independent Living Skills Department.
Ensuring the farm runs efficiently and effectively to the highest standards to support the academic needs of the College through the use of industry standard best practice.
Please note: It is possible that the selection process for this vacancy will be held in January 2024.