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Change Your Path

You know how the saying goes “Find a job you love and you will never work another day in your life”. Confucius, the wise Chinese philosopher makes that sound easy…

Eilidh

Catch of the Day

Countryside Management graduate Eilidh Player has netted the perfect job after gaining an honours degree from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The 21-year-old is working as a seasonal survey assistant at…

Botanics to Beechgrove

Beechgrove Garden’s newest addition Kirsty Wilson shares more than just a passion for plants with the BBC’s longest-running gardening presenter Jim McColl – both of them are graduates of Scotland’s…

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Flower Farm

When Rosie Burgon graduated with a degree in Horticulture from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), she never imagined that within just a few years she would be running her own business….

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Do Cows Belong in Fields?

When Orla Shortall applied to study for a Masters degree in ecological economics at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), she was hoping it would lead to a job in the environmental…

Zoe Wilson

From a High to Down Under

Rural Business Management graduate Zoë Wilson is heading Down Under after the high of graduating against the odds. Zoë graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from Scotland’s Rural College in…

Stephen Meredith

Best in Class

Coming from a background in agriculture and land management policy, Stephen Meredith was looking to develop his knowledge of organic farming. The 35-year-old from Ballylinan, Co Laois, Ireland, chose to…

Silvia

First Class Mum

Silvia Divine has managed to juggle the challenges of getting married and having a baby with her studies to gain a first-class honours degree in Horticulture. The 29-year-old was also…

Above Par

Professional Golf student Michaela Patzeltova was introduced to the game as a child in Slovakia when the junior tour was introduced in 2006. More than a decade later, the 20-year-old…

A Rising Star

Hospitality student Sara-Jayne Strachan returned to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) ten years after gaining an HNC in Professional Cookery. Sara-Jayne, 30, who is also known as Salsa, is now graduating…

Rebecca Bradley

Aberdeenshire Graduate Lands Dream Job

Aberdeenshire graduate Rebecca Bradley has landed on her feet after walking into a job as a trainee rural surveyor. The 22-year-old from Gartly graduated from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with…