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The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) offers full-time and part-time courses to educate new entrants and support staff working within the agri-food and rural sectors to improve business efficiency.

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Why CAFRE?

Choose CAFRE to develop your practical experience using our extensive facilities

95%
of our graduates

Gain employment or progress onto further education within six months of completing their course.

1,800
students

You are treated as an individual at CAFRE; we’ve approximately 1,800 students at our three campuses.

60+
bursaries

Our industry partners donate over 60 bursaries to help fund the cost of your education.

Business Support

CAFRE is an integral part of the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. The college supports the agri-food sector through industry training, knowledge and technology transfer, benchmarking and business development planning.
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Upcoming Events

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14 Jun
Equine Taster Day

Location Enniskillen Campus

Are you a pupil in Year 11- Year 14 or completing your Irish Leaving Certificate this year and considering studying…

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14 Jun
Workshop: Growing Media for Ornamental Crops

Location Greenmount Campus

Location: Horticulture Centre at Greenmount Campus, 45 Tirgracy Road, Antrim BT41 4PSDate: Wednesday 14 June 2023Time: 14:00 – 16:00 During this workshop…

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17 Jun
Open Farm Weekend – Enniskillen Campus 2023

Location Enniskillen Campus

Saturday 17th June11.00am – 4.00pm CAFRE is delighted to welcome visitors to Enniskillen Campus during Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend….

Student
Life

Our three campuses are located on the outskirts of the towns of Antrim, Cookstown and Enniskillen. The spacious rural estates offer the perfect settings for students to explore.
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