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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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Choose CAFRE to develop your practical experience using our extensive facilities

of our graduates

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


You are treated as an individual at CAFRE; we’ve approximately 1,700 students at our three campuses.


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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22 Jun
CAFRE campus tours

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We are offering tours of the campus for those who are considering applying or have already applied to study at…

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29 Jun
Environmental Farming Scheme Tranche 1 & 2 – Mid Scheme Information Session

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Tuesday 29th June, 7.00pm Registration is now open; please register now to guarantee your place as spaces are limited. CAFRE…

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29 Jun
Postgraduate courses information event

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Have you graduated with an Honours Degree? Considering full-time or part-time postgraduate study? Join us live on Discover CAFRE Facebook…


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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