CAFRE Equestrian students visit Laurelview Equestrian Centre
February 23, 2017

Equine Students visit Laurelview Equestrian Centre

Students from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), who are currently studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management, recently visited Laurelview Equestrian Centre, Co. Antrim […]

Courtney Hodgson winner of the BFA Newcommer Competition
February 21, 2017

Meet CAFRE’s latest budding designer

Full time Level 2 Diploma in Floristry student, Courtney Hodgson, from Bangor, has won the British Florist Association Newcomer Competition for the Ireland region. This brand new competition has been […]

Robert McCullough, Head of Agribusiness with Danske Bank addresses students on farm finance at Enniskillen Campus
GCSE Agriculture and Land Use teachers from schools across Northern Ireland at a one day support event at Greenmount Campus
Students receiving prizes for farm business management competition
January 24, 2017

CAFRE Students Involved in Establishing New Hedge

CAFRE final year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture students were recently involved in hedge planting on the College’s Hill Farm Centre (HFC) at Glenwherry, Co Antrim. This “learning by […]

Celebrity Garden Designer Diamuid Gavin after an inspirational lecture to horticulture students at the launch of the 2017 Kilsaran Student Garden Design competition.
Equine student at Enniskillen Campus
December 22, 2016

New part time Equine courses for the New Year

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has launched a programme of equine short courses for the New Year. The courses are aimed at equine businesses, professional horse […]

November 24, 2016

Sustainability award for CAFRE, Food Innovation Centre

The Food Innovation Centre at CAFRE, Loughry Campus has successfully achieved Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Model (BREEAM) Excellence under the BREEAM New Construction 2011: Education category. The centre has incorporated […]

Farmer business development groups
CAFRE students preparing for The Skills Show, NEC, Birmingham
Loughry Bursary Launch 2016
November 4, 2016

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Students

The costs of Higher Education are often in the spotlight, but at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) there is positive news for food students. Loughry Campus […]

Student visit to Greenmount Dairy centre
Farm safety training
Diamond Packaging graduates at Loughry Campus
August 30, 2016

Packaging Success at Diamond Corrugated

Will Colvin and Linda Elder are both Employees at Diamond Corrugated who recently attended the Loughry Campus awards day ceremony to receive their Packaging Awards. Both Linda and Will attended […]

Food Hero of the Year Award
August 15, 2016

Prestigious Award for CAFRE Food Technologist

Gary Andrews, Food Technologist at CAFRE has won the ‘Food Hero of the Year Award’ at the Grow Make Eat Drink Awards 2016. Gary was nominated by Paul McClean, Kearney […]

Food Degree graduates at Loughry
Greenmount Campus Landscaping students at Tatton Park
Special guests at Greenmount Awards Day
July 10, 2016

CAFRE Awards Days 2016

  Each year the Awards Days give CAFRE students and their families the opportunity to celebrate their achievements. The day is the culmination of all hard work put in by […]

Life on the Lough Neagh Shore
July 8, 2016

CAFRE students hooked on food and drink training

When it comes to promoting the splendour of seafood from Northern Ireland’s coasts, rivers and lakes two CAFRE graduates from Loughry Campus have been caught hook, line and sinker. As […]