Horticulture

Adam Ferguson

I always knew I wanted an outdoor career and came to study the Extended Diploma in Horticulture at Greenmount after I completed my GCSEs. The course was really comprehensive, with…

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Horticulture

Adam Kelly

I had a part-time job with an established local nursery and started a small business of my own while I was still at school – so after I completed my…

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Food

Alan Hazelton

“My studies at Loughry went by so quickly. I think that's probably because I really enjoyed my time there. I joined the National Diploma in Food Technology because I didn't…

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Equine

Alison Bell

"I am a second year student on the BSc (Hons) programme at Enniskillen. I have settled in well to Higher Education. The campus is small and the students are friendly. I'm enjoying the…

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Agriculture

Anna Boyd

Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture I work on my family beef and sheep farm, near Cloughmills in County Antrim where we have around 800 cows and 1100 sheep.  I…

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Equine

Avril Simpson

“I am currently completing a FdSc in Equine Management.  I spent my placement working in Greg Broderick's Ballypatrick Show Jumping Yard in Co. Down. I really enjoyed this experience and…

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Floristry

Bethany Lindsay

I completed my Level 2 Diploma in Floristry with Merit at Greenmount in June 2012 and was delighted to be offered a permanent job with my Level 2 placement provider,…

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Food

Christopher Henry

BSc (Hons) Food Technology I studied A-Levels at a Grammar School close to Cookstown and heard about  Loughry from my careers teacher. I was attracted to Loughry’s courses because they…

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Agriculture

Ciaran Walsh

Multiskilling Programme I have always loved farming and spent a lot of time when I was younger working on my granddad's farm. In 2009 I started to develop my own…

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Veterinary Nursing

Claire McConaghy

Claire is currently Head Veterinary Nurse and Clinical Coach at Firmount Veterinary Practice in Antrim. She completed her Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing at Greenmount in 2007 and was…

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Floristry

Clare McAuley

I had a part time job with a local florist, Floral Creations, in Comber, while still at school. I enjoyed working with customers, and loved the buzz of the shop…

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Veterinary Nursing

Daniel Paton

Level 2 Animal Nursing Assistant The great thing about the Level 2 Animal Nursing Assistant Course is taking what I've learned in class and applying it to my everyday work…

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Food

David Hughes

“When you tell people you work in the food industry they immediately assume you're involved with cooking or making foods. I couldn't be further away from those stereotypical images as…

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Equine

Emma Ferguson

Emma, a graduate of the Honours Degree at Enniskillen Campus, has secured a position as Horseware Ireland's Marketing Manager with global responsibility for the marketing of all brands including Rambo,…

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Veterinary Nursing

Faith Stanfield

  Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing. After starting a degree elsewhere I decided it was something I no longer wanted to do. I knew I wanted to work with…

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Agriculture

Gareth Henderson

Multiskilling Programme My name is Gareth Henderson and I live our family farm, near Bushmills.  I’ve always had an interest in Agriculture and we have pedigree Charolais, Pedigree Dorset Horns…

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Food

Garvin White

BSc (Hons) Food Technology Coming from a farming background I was keen to study how basic commodities produced on the farm are turned into valuable food products. Loughry has a…

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Horticulture

Gary Grimley

Since completing work experience with a landscape gardener when at school, I developed a keen interest in gardening and horticulture with all of its technicalities. I also now have a…

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Food

Hannah McKillion

FdSc in Food, Nutrition and Health I don’t live far from the College so deciding to study at Loughry was an easy  decision to make. I can honestly say that…

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Food

Holly Elkin

BSc (Hons) in Food Design and Nutrition I found out about this course through a careers talk in school. I applied to Loughry  because I had a real interest in…

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Agriculture

Jack Morton

Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture. I am employed on our home farm at Blackskull, near Dromore in County Down and I always knew that my career would be in…

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Agriculture

Jack Smyth

“I come from a mainly beef farm near Newtownstewart. We have pedigree herds of Angus and Charolais cattle. I am involved in every stage of showing the cattle and have…

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Horticulture

James Crawford

After my GCSEs I studied the two year Level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture at Greenmount. I had worked part time with a local business, Crewe Nurseries, and I especially…

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Agriculture

James Irvine

James completed a Multi-skilling course at Greenmount in 2011 and a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Agriculture in 2013. “I am currently employed on a local farm and farm at home…

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Equine

Jamie Quinn

  "I chose to study the course as I have always had a keen interest in horses and farriery. I really enjoyed the time we spent working in the forge undertaking…

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Equine

Jenny Richardson

  Jenny Richardson is a graduate of the BSc (Honours) equine programme, having started her equine education with the National Diploma at Enniskillen Campus.  Jenny has made every effort to…

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Agriculture

John Moane

Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture. Our family farm, near Fivemiletown, has a herd of 100 suckler cows with a significant number of pedigree Limousins and we aim to produce…

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Land-Based Engineering

Jordan Murray

Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land-based Engineering I am currently studying on the second year of the Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land-based Engineering at Greenmount Campus.…

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Agriculture

Joshua Ebron

  Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture. I recently completed the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture in what has been a busy three years. I really enjoyed the course…

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Food

Karen McVicker

BSc Food Business Management At school I studied Business Studies, Health and Social Care and ICT. I come from a rural background and see on a daily basis how important…

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Agriculture

Kathryn McCormick

“Coming from a beef and arable farm it was always my intention to pursue a career within the agricultural industry. I chose the BSc Agricultural Technology programme because of its…

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Horticulture

Kyle Reid

“After leaving school I worked in recruitment which taught me there is little point in doing something you don't enjoy so I applied to Greenmount and retrained in horticulture. After…

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Agriculture

Lindsay Fleming

Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Agriculture. After completing a one year full-time Diploma in Agriculture I wanted to continue developing my farming skills so I enrolled on the Level 3…

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Food

Luke Fulton

FdSc in Food Manufacture A great thing about the Foundation Degree course is that you get to spend fifteen weeks working in the industry, a real chance to put theory into practice.…

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Floristry

Mary McQuaide

I have eleven GCSEs and considered staying on at school to do A- Levels but when I worked in a local florist shop over the summer holidays I just knew…

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Land-Based Engineering

Matthew Craig

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-based Engineering. The course is fun and I’ve got to work with a wide range of machinery; the college has kit that I wouldn’t have…

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Horticulture

Matthew Reid

I completed my summer work placement at the Stormont Pavilion, Belfast. The Pavilion has one of only two international cricket grounds in Ireland and I had fantastic ‘hands on’ learning at…

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Horticulture

Michael Witherspoon

“While at school I became really involved in maintaining our garden at home, planting, pruning and trying out new shrubs, making sure it looked attractive throughout the year. With this…

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Equine

Natalie Fair

"I have enjoyed the range of units we studied in first year, especially Animal Biology and Riding and Exercising horses. As well as great facilities to improve your equine knowledge and…

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Land-Based Engineering

Niall Higgins

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-based Technology. I have just completed the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-based Technology. I really enjoyed the course. The facilities and equipment available at…

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Food

Niamh McVeigh

BSc (Hons) Food Design and Nutrition I enjoy learning about the nutrition of food and studied both GCSE and A-Level Home Economics. I felt a degree in food would be…

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Equine

Nicole Farrell

"I really enjoyed the Level 2 course as I have always wanted to learn more about horses and the equine industry. Throughout the year of my programme I learnt lots…

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Floristry

Nuala Kearney

“I had a part-time job in our family business, Budding Designs, Randalstown, since I was at school and knew then I wanted to become a qualified florist. I completed the…

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Food

Nuala McDade

Fdsc Food, Nutrition and Heath I completed an Access Diploma before starting my Foundation Degree in Food, Nutrition and Health. I had previously been working as a chef in the…

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Food

Oonagh Ward

Foundation Degree in Food Manufacture.  At school I studied A Levels in Biology, Maths and RE and growing up on a sheep farm I have always been interested in the food…

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Equine

Rebecca Kilpatrick

“I really enjoyed the Level 2 course as I have always wanted to learn more about horses and the equine industry. Throughout the year of my programme I learnt lots…

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Horticulture

Sarah Harris

My previous studies at university did not lead me to the type of vocational career I wanted, so when after a period of travelling I got interested in gardening, I…

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Equine

Sarah Manders

“I always had a passion for horses and I decided to go to Enniskillen Campus to prepare for my career in the equine industry. I acquired knowledge about many areas…

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Floristry

Shannon Ormandy

I’ve always been creative and got my interest in flowers from my Dad who worked with Heemskerk, one of the large Dutch flower export companies who supply florists in Northern…

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Horticulture

Shea McFerran

I’ve always had great satisfaction from growing plants and enjoyed my pre entry work experience with Inver Garden Centre. However, it was when I came to study at Greenmount that…

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