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Student Ian Armstrong, part of the winning team, smiling with his sheep dog sitting in front of him and his staff behind him.

Students Pool Skills to Win UK Agricultural Competition

Five students from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have won a UK-wide agricultural competition after Covid-19 restrictions allowed them to enter online for the first time. The Farm Planner competition, run…

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My Honours Project by Claire Hayman

SRUC Edinburgh student Claire Hayman has just completed her Honours Project as part of the Applied Animal Science BSc. Claire shares the topic she chose and explains how SRUC gave…

My Honours Project by Elise Wyld

SRUC Edinburgh student Elise Wyld has just completed her Honours Project as part of the Applied Animal Science BSc. Elise shares the topic she chose and the help she received…

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My Honour’s Project by Darren Smith

Environmental Management student Darren Smith is in his 4th year at the SRUC Edinburgh campus and has just finished his dissertation. Here, Darren shares the topic he chose for his…

SRUC Edinburgh Student FAQs

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares advice and useful links for support and campus information for SRUC Edinburgh students, whether you are starting with us in September or you’re a current…

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Horticultural Practices at Home

SRUC student Kristyna Andrlova is in her first year of the Garden Design course at the Edinburgh campus. During lockdown, Kristyna has been making use of the spaces available at…

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Digging the Horticultural Practices Module

Horticulture with Plantsmanship student Anna Ciborowska shares her excitement at being able to take part in practical work as part of the Horticulture Practices module at the Royal Botanic Gardens…

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Learning Through Doing

With both radio and TV appearances during his student days at SRUC’s Craibstone campus in Aberdeen, Gus Routledge was already making a name for himself before he graduated with a…

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A Passion for Poultry.

SRUC Oatridge librarian Lesley Reade tells us about her passion for poultry. We have all had what I can say a bizarre year, where little things like my chickens, dogs…

Composting Chicken Manure

As we celebrate Compost Week in the same week that National Poultry Day falls, we thought it would be ideal to talk about how to utilise chicken manure for your…