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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 gain practical experience at our hands-on facilities and gain great job prospects

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.

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Virtual Open Days

October 13, 2020

Whilst we are unable to meet you on campus just now, we don’t want you to miss out on hearing about the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, so we are hosting Virtual Open Days for those interested in studying at CAFRE from September…

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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