- Austrian experience for communication students
Shauna Harte (Cookstown) and Aileen McElwee (Bellaghy) are currently in Vienna as part of their MSc in Communication, investigating aspects of organisation behaviour and how it affects the workforce
- Loughry Communication students celebrate at Queen’s University summer graduation
The Queen’s University summer graduation ceremony was the culmination of a hard years work for students studying communication programmes at Loughry Campus, CAFRE, with the students picking up their MSc awards
- The secret of a long shelf-life at Loughry Campus
Pupils, from schools across Northern Ireland, enjoyed a day away from the classroom discovering the secrets behind prolonging the shelf-life of foods as they examined food preservation technology at Loughry Campus.
- Feed your mind at Loughry
Over 800 Year 11 pupils, from schools throughout Northern Ireland visited CAFRE’S Loughry Campus, Cookstown, to ‘feed their minds’ as part of an innovative approach to supporting students studying Home Economics and Science and develop their interest in food.
- Loughry health and fitness event provides real food for thought!
The recent ‘Health and Fitness on your Doorstep’ conference at Loughry Campus provided the public with a wide range of information on the theories behind food choice, how they could eat more healthily and the many different activities available locally to help them keep fit.
- North Coast students are tops
Students, Alan Archibold from Portballintrae, Chris Breadon from Portstewart and Steven McAllister from Bushmills gained the highest possible grades - three ‘distinctions’ - in their National Diploma in Agriculture course at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus in June. This is the equivalent of achieving three ‘A’ grades at ‘A’ level.
- Loughry students raise funds for Nigeria
Loughry students, from CAFRE, recently organised a campus charity fun day the proceeds of which were donated to the charity ‘Stepping Stones Nigeria’. The charity works to protect, save and transform the lives of vulnerable children in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria.
- Cousins on the pathway to success
Cushendall cousins Ciara and Maria McAllister made it a family affair when they graduated with National Diplomas in Food, Nutrition & Health at CAFRE’s Loughry Campus.
- Quality Badge awarded to the CAFRE Trail at Greenmount Campus
RSPB is one of the first organisations in N. Ireland to be awarded the “Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge”. This award recognizes the provision of high quality, safely managed environmental educational experiences for young people at CAFRE’s Greenmount Campus. The Quality Badge is a brand new scheme which combines learning and learner safety for the first time into one easily recognisable quality tag for organisations providing “learning outside the classroom” experiences
- Aughnacloy College pupils get a taste for student life at Loughry
During their visit to Loughry Campus, CAFRE (College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise) the Year 11 pupils from Aughnacloy College got real hands-on learning experience of the processes involved in the manufacture of some of their favourite foods using Loughry’s superb food processing facilities.
- Loughry Campus students turn up the heat at food product development competition
National Diploma Food Technology and Food Nutrition & Health students at Loughry Campus, CAFRE, recently completed Avondale Food’s New Product Development Challenge. The students worked in groups to create a range of added value vegetable products before showcasing their final product to the judging panel.