- Floristry Club’s Ideas for Outdoor Dining
The last Open Weekend provided an opportunity for members of Greenmount Association’s Floristry Club to demonstrate their skills
- Five-a-day way to a fantastic career!
Loughry student Anna Hobson is hoping an action packed summer placement with Orchard County Foods will bear fruit for her future career. Anna is half way through a National Diploma course and is excited by the prospect of what lies ahead.
- Experiencing the Food Supply Chain at Loughry
The Agri-food industry in Northern Ireland is so large and diverse that it offers an endless range of career opportunities, right across the supply chain as seen by Loughry student David Patterson during his summer work placement with Fane Valley Feeds in Omagh
- CAFRE students Master Communication success!
Communication postgraduate students, Shaunagh Brolly and Lynn Shiels, have been recognised for their innovative approach to research, receiving the WD Morrow Award for the highest marks in their MSc projects.
- Mother and Son share in their ‘Communicate’ success
Majella Murphy and her son Eoin have much in common and now they can add “Communication qualifications” to the list. Majella has just graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Personal and Business Communication while Eoin graduated with an MSc in Communication in December 2008.
- Employment success for Loughry graduates
As well as celebrating their graduation Loughry students are able to look forward to excellent employment success. Loughry graduates are highly sought after in the food industry and a number of our final year students had even secured jobs before their graduation.
- Jamie flies the flag at 2010 Ryder Cup
Congratulations to Jamie McCune, Greenkeeper at Clandeboye Golf Club, who has been selected to work as part of the elite greenkeeping team at the Ryder Cup in October at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales. Jamie has just completed his first year of the Level 3 Advanced National Certificate (ANC) in Sports and Amenity Turf Management at CAFRE’s Greenmount campus
- The A Level Alternative
Loughry Campus offers BTEC National Diplomas in Food Technology and in Food Nutrition & Health as an alternative to A level study
- Green Spaces & Outdoor Life suit CAFRE Student
Congratulations to Jamie Mathews (employed by Belfast City Council in the Parks Department), who has succcessfully completed his first year of the work-based Level 2 Diploma
- Developing a career in horticulture – from caretaker to technical supervisor
Thomas Simpson started working for the Parks Service of Ards Borough Council as a caretaker in 1982 and has moved through a series of jobs to his current post in the management team
- CAFRE courses open up the world of Greenkeeping
David McGarrity is currently employed by Kilkeel Golf Club as Assistant Head Greenkeeper and has just completed first year of the Level 3 Advanced National Certificate in Sports and Amenity Turf Management
- Communication MSc gains top score
Are you missing the letters MSc to help you progress up the career ladder or perhaps get on that all important first rung after your primary degree? Why not come along to the MSc Communication open evening at Loughry Campus on Thursday 26th August and explore how the MSc in Communication could fill any gaps in your CV
- Last chance to see Greenmount Gardens 2010
A summer picnic with the family, a stroll through glorious gardens, feeding the ducks- what could be nicer?
- Pathways to success!
Loughry graduates Grainne Rafferty and Wendy Speer will have to clear some space on their mantelpieces! In additional to receiving the National Diploma and National Certificates respectively, both students scooped some silverware at the Campus’s recent Awards Day.
- Greenmount students invited to launch of scholarships worth £1,000 each
Students commencing First Year Higher Education at Greenmount are being invited to compete for a number of scholarships. This year there are 11 bursaries on offer, each to the value £1,000.