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Courses Open Days

Various Dates


The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) invites you to attend Course Open Days from Saturday 7th October – Friday 13th October 2023.

Prospective students and their parents will have the opportunity to visit the college to see around our fantastic educational facilities. The events will be led by students and staff, and give you an insight into life at CAFRE.

To allow us to allocate groups, a free ticket is required for each person attending. Book your tickets through Eventbrite using the links below. Events are split over the period of one week and different campuses will host course specific events. If you are interested in a couple of our subject areas you will need to book multiple tickets to attend each tour.

Saturday 7th October – Enniskillen Campus – Level 2, Level 3, Foundation Degree and BSc (Hons) Degree EQUINE courses
Tuesday 10th October – Loughry Campus – Level 3, Foundation Degree and BSc (Hons) Degree FOOD courses
Wednesday 11th October – Greenmount Campus – Higher Education AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, FLORISTRY and VETERINARY NURSING courses
Friday 13th October – Greenmount Campus Further Education AGRICULTURE and LAND-BASED ENGINEERING courses

CAFRE offers BSc Honours and Foundation Degree courses for those leaving school after Year 14. Our courses are offered in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University. Our courses are designed to maximise the use of the excellent practical facilities on offer at the college. Study for a degree qualification at CAFRE and specialise in Food, Agriculture, Horticulture or Equine Management and ‘hit the ground running.’

Level 2 and 3 qualifications are suited to those leaving school after Year 12, offering an attractive alternative to A-Levels. We offer courses in Food, Agriculture, Horticulture, Equine, Floristry, Veterinary Nursing and Land-based Engineering.

Full-time applications for Honours and Foundation Degree courses are made through UCAS.

Full-time and part-time applications for Level 2 and Level 3 courses are made through this website.

During the Open Week, the events will give you the chance to explore the campus, hear from staff about our courses and talk to students.

Pre-registration on Eventbrite is essential.

You can view previous Virtual Open Day recordings on CAFRE TV, YouTube channel.