David Murdoch

Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Daniel Murdoch

When Daniel Murdoch left school he decided to volunteer at two local golf courses to gain work experience before going to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to do a full-time Greenkeeping…

Erica next to tractor

Scottish Apprenticeship Week- Erica Taylor

Erica Taylor- Agriculture- crops Erica joined SRUC at the start of the harvest in 2017, her work, in a very male-dominated workplace was inspiring to those around her and she…

SRUCSA President

SRUC’s annual careers event a big success

Scotland’s Rural College recently hosted a successful careers event at its Ayr campus. The event attracted 620 students attending from SRUC’s six regional campuses and pupils from local high schools….

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Celebrating SRUC’s Apprentices for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

This week is Scottish Apprenticeships week and to mark this, we will be telling the story of our apprentices, from Engineering to Horticulture. To kick us off is Nathan Allardyce, a…

Cakes

Blooming Great Bake Sale

SRUC 2nd Year Garden Design students channelled their creativity into baking up a splendid array of sweet and savoury treats; holding a bake sale in the SRUC arcade this week.  …

Grow Careers Event Blossoms at The Botanical Gardens

Wednesday 20th February saw Edinburgh’s Botanical Gardens host a series of speeches from world renowned horticulturalists as part of the ever popular ‘Grow Careers’ day. The event, aimed at raising…

Sustainable Driving

In November 2018, Elmwood was assessed for the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) Eco Mark, the gold standard for sustainable golf courses globally. Elmwood has passed the assessment with flying colours. GEO…

Go Green

Go Green Week

This week is Go Green week, an annual national week of action on climate change. Countryside and Environmental Management lecturer in Aberdeen, Amy Gray offers some tips on living a more sustainable…

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Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to…

students at Breathing Space presentation

Mental health campaign launch

NHS 24 launched their new Breathing Space campaign ‘You Matter, We Care’ with the help of SRUC staff and students at Barony recently. Minister for Mental Health Claire Haughey welcomed…