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A year in the life of a Forestry Certificate student

Tom Karas, Forestry Lecturer gives an interesting account of a year in the life of a Certificate in Forestry student. Marketing may have caught your eye on the Web page,…

The Joy of Indoor Plants

Horticulture lecturer Ruth Vichos shares her houseplant collection and offers some advice on how best to look after each variety. The Jungle Velvet Prayer Plant (Calathea warscewiczii) has large velvety…

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Student Profile – Terence Falla

Terrance Falla studied the NC in Horticulture with Landscape Construction at the SRUC Oatridge Campus. Here he tells us what he enjoyed most about the course and his plans since…

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Student Profile – Caroline Vincent

Originally an ERASMUS student at SRUC, Caroline Vincent from Paris continued her studies at SRUC Edinburgh on the Environmental Resource Management degrees course. Here, Caroline explains why she chose SRUC…

Student Profile – Maria Stanisz

Maria from Poland came from a background in horticulture and for years worked in a garden centre before deciding to change her career path. “I put a lot of thought…

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Student Profile – Will Purdom

Will Purdom from Lowestoft in Suffolk decided to study Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SRUC to broaden his knowledge of the industry. “The reason for studying the course was to further…

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Student Profile – Veronika Svatosova

Veronika from the Czech Republic chose to study Garden Design at Scotland’s Rural College because the course offered the perfect fusion of her two passions – nature and art. “After…

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Student Profile – Elise Wyld

Elise always had a love for animals and an interest in biology and chemistry. This led her to discover the Applied Animal Science course which combines both practical and theoretical…

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Student Profile – Caroline Smith

Applied Animal Science student Caroline Smith focused her Honours degree project on the views of cat owners in relation to cat health. With the invaluable help of SRUC, and utilising…