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The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) offers full-time, part-time and short courses for students aspiring to and staff working within the agri-food and land-based sectors.

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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 have approximately 1,800 students at our three campuses.


Our industry partners donate over 45 bursaries to support first year degree students.

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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25 Jun
Sample Equine at a Taster Day

Location Enniskillen Campus

Are you completing your exams this summer? Interested in studying for an equine qualification? Join us for an Equine Taster…

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26 Jun
Higher Education Graduations

Location Greenmount Campus

CAFRE Higher Education course celebrations will be happening at Greenmount Campus, Antrim on Wednesday 26th June 2024, to mark the achievements…

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Profit from Pasture – Striving for Sustainability

Location Across NI

Over the next four weeks College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) beef and sheep advisers are hosting a…


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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