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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…

Chris Smillie

Unknown Pleasures Of Countryside Management

Chris Smillie is a lecturer in Countryside and Environment at SRUC Oatridge; we found out more about what led him in to teaching at SRUC and what his passions are…

Ken water

10 Exam Stress Busting Hacks

During the exam period you will likely experience feelings of stress and anxiety as you feel under pressure to do well. There are a number of things you can do to…

Opening doors to the agriculture industry, and progressing within the field

Joanna Foubister is a Trainee Agricultural Consultant at the SAC Consulting Office in Stonehaven. “I applied to study SRUC’s MSc Agricultural Professional Practice after deciding I wanted to pursue a career…

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Jarlath Flynn’s Amazing ‘Gretna HedgeHog’ Photo

SRUC’s very own Jarlath Flynn took the internet by storm today with his incredible photo of a Starling Murmuration. His photo, which features around 60,000 starlings took the shape of…

Difficult Choices for Book Week Scotland

Julie Robinson from the SRUC Aberdeen campus found choosing just one book for Book Week Scotland quite a challenge, so instead she chose three. Being asked to choose my favourite…

Carol Thompson

Book Week Scotland – Staff Recommmendations

Applied Animal Science lecturer Carol Thompson tells us about one of her favourtite books for Book Week Scotland. (One of) My favourite books is ‘Some We Love, Some We Hate,…

Gerard O'Brien

Book Week Scotland

For Book Week Scotland we asked staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College to tell us about a book that they love. We start the week with a brilliant recommendation…

Jennifer Cadger

No Business Like Sow Business

Jennifer Cadger is a lecturer in Rural Business Management for Year 1 students at SRUC in Edinburgh. Cultivate caught up with her to find out more about her role and what…

Countryside Management students attend Europarc 2018

Lecturer Nicky Penford, accompanied by eleven first year Countryside Management students visited Glen Tanar Estate recently as part of the Europarc Federation Conference 2018. The Europarc Federation is an independent, non-governmental organisation, which aims…

Wonky Competition!

Take part in SRUC’s 2018-19 student competition! Showcase your creativity, entrepreneurial flair and innovation. Impress the expert judging panel with your wonky produce ideas. Total prizes £800 cash plus the…