- Industry Support for Equine Education at Enniskillen Campus
Members of the CAFRE Enniskillen Industry EQUES Board with staff and students reviewing two of the campus mares during a recent visit to Enniskillen.
- Keeping the ball rolling at the Greenkeeping and Golf Academy
Aidan Donnelly tests the green speeds on the practice putting green at the GUI Greenkeeping and Golf Academy at Greenmount Campus (CAFRE) Located in Antrim.
- Laying the Foundations of good gardening in Glenarm
Students of the Foundation degree in horticulture at Greenmount campus (CAFRE) which is located in Antrim visited the charming Glenarm Walled Garden recently under the guidance of Mr Reg Maxwell, garden consultant.
- Enniskillen Campus Open Day reflects strong interest in the equine industry
A very successful Open Day was hosted at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise’s Enniskillen Campus recently.
- Focus on Food Careers Event at Loughry
The recent careers fair at Loughry Campus highlighted the variety of jobs available in today’s fast moving food industry. Our biggest manufacturing sector was well represented and included exhibitors from Dunbia, Fane Valley, Genesis Breads, Norbev, Linden Foods, McColgan’s, Dale Farm, Moy Park, Coca-cola and Glanbia
- Loughry Campus Higher Education Information Evening
Once again Loughry opened its doors to all those who had applied to their Higher Education courses through UCAS. There has been a recent upsurge in interest by school leavers for a career in the food and drink manufacturing industry and this was evident during the very busy evening with over 100 people attending the event.
- O’Neill praises food student bursaries
Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill welcomed industry support for Loughry food students at the recent bursary awards event at Loughry Campus. Ten food students from Loughry’s higher education degree courses secured industry bursaries valued between £1,000 to £4,500.
- Dream trip to the Netherlands for CAFRE florists
A group of CAFRE’s Level 3 Diploma in Floristry students will shortly be heading off for a florist’s dream trip to the Netherlands. Janet Lyons (Ballynahinch), Cherith Woods (Omagh), and Penny McIntyre (Coleraine) are part of a group of students who embarked on an exciting new project this year to develop their floristry skills and career prospects.
- Loughry Campus Student Formal 2012
The Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown, was the palacial setting for the recent Loughry Campus student formal. Students excelled themselves with glamour, glitter, suits and roses. Congratulations to Student Council President, David Hughes and his team of colleagues on the organising committee for ensuring a successful and enjoyable event.