A fresh start for busy mum Catriona

Catriona Hawthorn, 41 from Ayr, is a mum of 3, who prior to starting her HND Countryside Management at the Riverside Campus in Ayr, had various part-time jobs, “ I…

artist impression

Gardening Scotland- Oatridge team Two reveal plans

Oatridge’s second entry into this year’s Gardening Scotland has shared its intended design with us, hinting at a practical yet high-end feel. Ryan Love, landscaping lecturer at Oatridge and Team…

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…

Horse event

Passport to horse health

SRUC staff and students with Minister for Rural Affairs Mairi Gougeon (Front L-R: Professor Wayne Powell, Mairi Gougeon MSP, Sam Muir, David Hopkins, Louise Bulmer and Emily Stewart. Back L-R:…

Insurance Broker to Animal Scientist

Polly Elliot-Pyle, 30, worked as an insurance broker for many years after graduating from Heriot Watt University in 2012. Her childhood dream of working with animals never left her, having…

From Banker to Garden Designer

Margaret Wright worked for RBS for more than 30 years, latterly as a project manager after joining the bank straight from school age 17. In 2016 she was given the…

curling

SRUC student curler sweeps closer to Olympic ambition

A Rural Business Management student from Scotland’s Rural College has Olympic ambitions after being part of a team which won Great Britain’s first medal at the World University Games. Duncan…

Winners at LANTRA awards ceremony

Scottish Apprenticeships Week Ends On a High

Last night’s awards ceremony saw SRUC pick up six winners prizes and a raft of runners up at the Hydro in Dunblane. The glitzy evening was kicked off by well…

Veterinary CPD

Veterinary practice staff from across the North East gather at SRUC

SRUC Aberdeen Campus recently ran a very successful CPD event for vet nurses and vets from across the North East of Scotland focusing on veterinary wound management. The guest speaker…

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…