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SRUC praised by Local MSP

The MSP for Dumfriesshire has praised Scotland’s Rural College’s blended learning approach following a visit to Barony campus. Oliver Mundell spoke to National Certificate students studying land-based engineering at SRUC...

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Sheep worrying video wins £500

SRUC lecturer Gemma Waugh returned to her former school to present a prize to students for their promotional video to increase awareness of sheep worrying. The video was created as...

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A year in the life of a Forestry Certificate student

Tom Karas, Forestry Lecturer gives an interesting account of a year in the life of a Certificate in Forestry student. Marketing may have caught your eye on the Web page,...

Barony Family Fun Open Day

More than 2,000 people flocked to the Barony campus for a family fun open day. Dog agility displays and demonstrations by Suco Sled Dogs pulled in the crowds, while children...

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Barony Prizegiving

Students were urged to “attack their careers with a positive attitude” at the annual awards ceremony at the Barony campus. Prizes were awarded to students who had made particular achievements,...

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Walk on the wild side

Students are set to take a walk on the wild side following a collaboration between Scotland’s Rural College and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Classes could use immersive...

NC engineering students at Jaguar Land Rover

Engineering study tour

The NC Engineering students from Barony embarked on their annual study tour.  They had a very interesting four day tour, leaving Barony on the Monday morning and travelling down to...

Forestry apprentices use cutting-edge technology

Scotland’s Rural College is the first institute in the UK to have used cutting-edge technology to log students’ progression towards operating forest machinery. At the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week...

MSP Emma Harper with students

Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to...

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Mental health campaign launch

NHS 24 launched their new Breathing Space campaign ‘You Matter, We Care’ with the help of SRUC staff and students at Barony recently. Minister for Mental Health Claire Haughey welcomed...