June 8, 2016

Greenmount Florists’ Chelsea Success

Greenmount students Natalie Straney, Killyleagh, and Shannon Ormandy, Ballymena, have each won a Bronze Medal for their stunning design work at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. They were competing in […]

Greenmount student trip at Barenburg Seeds
June 6, 2016

Horticulture students go Dutch

Level 3 Horticulture students from Greenmount Campus embarked on a two week study exchange tour to Holland recently to experience first-hand the extent of the Dutch horticulture industry. The study […]

Avondale New Product Development challenge
Students enjoy the short lived sunshine on the lake
CAFRE Foundation Degree in Horticulture student James Crawford, from Portadown, Co Armagh, who is delighted to have won a prestigious scholarship from Ball Colegrave worth £1000.
Floristry student at Greenmount
May 3, 2016

Hundreds flock to CAFRE open days

Enniskillen, Loughry and Greenmount Campuses of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise [CAFRE] recently hosted a number of very successful Spring Open Days in April with over 1100 […]

Horticulture student trip to Powerscourt
Shannon Donnelly building on her professional and technical skills at Diageo
April 25, 2016

Loughry student brewing up a bright future

In this, the Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink, April is brewing and distilling month. Loughry campus student Shannon Donnelly is no stranger to this sector. Shannon is currently […]

Starting salaries with a food qualiofication from Loughry
April 18, 2016

Deal of the Day for Loughry’s Future Graduates

The classrooms and corridors are buzzing as students prepare themselves for the fast approaching ‘end of year’ assessments at Loughry Campus, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise. Which makes […]

Floristry students at Greenmount Campus
April 18, 2016

Annual Horticulture Lecture of the Year

Andy McIndoe, former Managing Director Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres, author, lecturer and broadcaster  visited Greenmount Campus of CAFRE on Wednesday 9th March in the run up to the Annual […]

Walled Garden at Greenmoutn Campus
April 4, 2016

Spring into action at CAFRE

Are you considering courses to study after your GCSE or A-level examinations? Are you interested in continuing your education on a specialised course that will prepare you for a career […]

Loughry students manufacturing chocolate eggs
March 21, 2016

Easter Egg-stravaganza at Loughry Campus

The National Diploma food students at CAFRE’s Loughry Campus study the theory of food manufacture before using Loughry’s pilot scale manufacturing equipment to produce the products. Recently, the students have […]

Christopher Quigley Food Apprentice winner
Loughry Bursary Providers 2016
March 14, 2016

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Students

At the Food Bursary Awards ceremony, fourteen food students from Loughry’s higher education degree courses were presented with the industry bursaries they have secured this academic year. This year the […]

Farm Family Key Skills programme
Dairmuid Gavin design challenge winner
February 18, 2016

Food Standards Agency Prize Winner

Naomi Davidson, FSA in Northern Ireland presents the prize of an iPad Air to Laura Hawkes, Foundation Degree in Agriculture student at Greenmount and the winner of an FSA competition […]

Painted horse showing skeleton at Enniskillen Campus
Chocolate making at Loughry campus
February 15, 2016

Love is in the air at Loughry!

In preparation for Valentine’s Day, CAFRE National Diploma food students at Loughry Campus have studied chocolate manufacture before making and eating their own hearts – chocolate of course! The National […]

Equine student at Enniskillen Campus
February 5, 2016

Working Hunter Demonstration Evening

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), along with The Irish Draught Horse Society Ltd of Northern Ireland are holding a demonstration evening to guide people through the […]