March 23, 2017

CAFRE students visit Horse Sport Ireland and Troytown

Recently, Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management students went on an educational visit to Kildare to supplement their “Care of the Competition Horse” and “Equine Rehabilitation and Therapy” modules […]

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Loughry’s Bursary award winners
March 22, 2017

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Students

At the recent Food Bursary Awards ceremony at Loughry Campus, seventeen food students from Loughry’s higher education degree courses were presented with the industry bursaries they have secured this academic […]

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Students at agri-food careers fair at Loughry Campus
March 22, 2017

A ‘tasty career’ awaits you at Loughry Campus

The recent agri-food 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 with exhibitors from […]

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Peter Martin (Banbridge), James Bates (Magherafelt) and James Kennedy (Ballywalter) take the chance to view Brian Weatherup’s Red and White Holstein cow which was shown last year in France at Europe’s premier dairy event
March 20, 2017

Students wander through pastures new in Scotland

Level 3 Apprenticeship / Work Based Diploma students from CAFRE have recently returned from a very successful study tour to Scotland where they were able to experience a range of […]

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Celebrity garden designer Diamuid Gavin congratulates Emma Ervine on being a runner up in the Kilsaran Garden design competition .
March 16, 2017

Top Design

Foundation Degree student Emma Ervine was delighted to be a runner up in the 2017 Kilsaran garden design competition. She had to design a garden for the Peter McVerry Trust […]

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2017 NIFDA Awards Judging Panel
March 8, 2017

Loughry hosts the 2017 NIFDA Awards judging process

The bi-annual Northern Ireland Food and Drinks Association (NIFDA) Awards Ceremony is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the world class products produced by our local industry. There are a […]

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Royal School Students attend “Biodiversity Workshop” Event at Greenmount Campus CAFRE
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CAFRE Equestrian students visit Laurelview Equestrian Centre
February 23, 2017

Equine Students visit Laurelview Equestrian Centre

Students from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), who are currently studying the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horse Management, recently visited Laurelview Equestrian Centre, Co. Antrim […]

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Courtney Hodgson winner of the BFA Newcommer Competition
February 21, 2017

Meet CAFRE’s latest budding designer

Full time Level 2 Diploma in Floristry student, Courtney Hodgson, from Bangor, has won the British Florist Association Newcomer Competition for the Ireland region. This brand new competition has been […]

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Robert McCullough, Head of Agribusiness with Danske Bank addresses students on farm finance at Enniskillen Campus
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GCSE Agriculture and Land Use teachers from schools across Northern Ireland at a one day support event at Greenmount Campus
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Students receiving prizes for farm business management competition
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January 24, 2017

CAFRE Students Involved in Establishing New Hedge

CAFRE final year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture students were recently involved in hedge planting on the College’s Hill Farm Centre (HFC) at Glenwherry, Co Antrim. This “learning by […]

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Celebrity Garden Designer Diamuid Gavin after an inspirational lecture to horticulture students at the launch of the 2017 Kilsaran Student Garden Design competition.
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Equine student at Enniskillen Campus
December 22, 2016

New part time Equine courses for the New Year

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has launched a programme of equine short courses for the New Year. The courses are aimed at equine businesses, professional horse […]

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BREEAM Award for CAFRE
November 24, 2016

Sustainability award for CAFRE, Food Innovation Centre

The Food Innovation Centre at CAFRE, Loughry Campus has successfully achieved Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Model (BREEAM) Excellence under the BREEAM New Construction 2011: Education category. The centre has incorporated […]

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Farmer business development groups
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CAFRE students preparing for The Skills Show, NEC, Birmingham
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Loughry Bursary Launch 2016
November 4, 2016

Industry Bursaries for Loughry Food Students

The costs of Higher Education are often in the spotlight, but at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) there is positive news for food students. Loughry Campus […]

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