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…

Saddled Up For Success

When Pavlina Veverkova finished studying graphic design in the Czech Republic, she moved to Scotland to help her sister open a café in Edinburgh. However, after nearly five years of…

Arran COAST welcome SRUC Ayr students

Countryside Management students from the Riverside Campus in Ayr, recently travelled across the water to meet the Arran COAST team. As part of their Marine Environments: Management and Protection module,…

First Class Result

When Kerry Cartwright was looking at universities, her interest in animals and love of the outdoors led her to Scotland’s Rural College. Despite not having a farming background, the 22-year-old…

Blair Hershaw

First Class Effort

A change of direction proved to be just what Environmental Resource Management student Blair Hershaw needed after dropping out of his first degree. The 24-year-old from Dunfermline, Fife, has graduated…

Kayoko

Big in Japan

Garden and Greenspace Design graduate lays down new roots in Edinburgh Garden and Greenspace Design graduate Kayoko Takezawa comes from a long line of horticulturalists in Japan – but now…

From Beauty to Beasts

An agriculture student who started her career as a beauty therapist has graduated with a first class honours degree in Agriculture from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). Mum-of-two Katie Dubarry, who…

California Dreamin’

Stirlingshire student excels with ‘deep learning’ California is famously the home of Silicon Valley, but a young woman from the Sunshine State’s tiny Scottish namesake is making a technological impact…

James orr

From Afghanistan to Ayr

Chapelton student swaps army for agriculture After growing up on a beef and sheep farm in South Lanarkshire, James Orr initially decided against a career in agriculture and joined the…