The classrooms and corridors are buzzing with life as new students settle into college life at Loughry Campus, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE). So, it’s the perfect time to check out what we have to offer at our Open Day, on Tuesday 10 October from 3.00-8.00pm.
The Open Day at Loughry Campus is a great opportunity to find out more about our courses and campus facilities. Loughry Campus continues to prove itself as a route to a very successful career in food. Students can enjoy the benefits of low course tuition fees, affordable accommodation and first class teaching facilities. Furthermore, our graduates are very much in demand. Many of this year’s graduates have ‘sealed the deal’ with both local and national food companies and are enjoying healthy starting salaries.
In extending an invitation to the Open Day, Derek McDowell, Head of Food Technology Education said: “The Northern Ireland food and drink industry is a vibrant, progressive sector. It is our largest manufacturing sector and its continual growth needs creative, motivated and talented graduates who can deliver success. Loughry graduates are in high demand, largely due to the practical nature of our courses and the fact they are taught in world class facilities – right on your doorstep.”
Loughry offers courses in Food Technology, Food, Nutrition and Health, Food Business Management, Food Design and Nutrition and in Business for Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise. The courses are offered on a full and part-time basis and are available at a range of levels from National Diploma, suitable for students with GCSE’s to BSc. (Hons) and Masters Degree and a clear progression route along the way.
Facilities at Loughry are second to none and, during our Open Day, visitors can find out more about entry requirements, residential accommodation and funding for your studies, which includes a number of generous bursaries from local businesses.
If you want to find out more about what Loughry has to offer, then come along to our Open Day on Tuesday 10 October between 3.00 – 8.00pm and get a taste of campus life. For more information on any of our courses or facilities, freephone 0800 0284291 or visit the CAFRE website.
Notes to editors:
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- Hedges and hedgerow trees helping the farm to prosper 14 November 2018