Gurteen College is an agricultural college in County Tipperary, Ireland. Founded as Gurteen Agricultural College by the Methodist Church in Ireland in 1947 it provides training courses in agriculture and equine studies for farms and rural enterprises. It is a charity registered in Ireland. The farm covers 380 hectares of land.
The Equine department opened in 1999. A Higher Certificate and a bachelor's degree are available from Gurteen in conjunction with Athlone Institute of Technology. Also offered in association with Athlone IT is the Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Nursing). FETAC validate a number of the other Agricultural programmes.
Gurteen college students were crowned Annual Colleges Challenge Day Champions on 2 February 2012.
Wood -chip boilers were installed to provide heat in September 2010. Groves of willow will provide fuel for the boilers from 2013.
On 26 January 2010 a 50 kW wind turbine was officially commissioned to provide power to the college.
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