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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...

Alumni Jill Brown holding a bottle of her AVVA Gin

Crafting Rural Business Resilience: From Gin to Hand Sanitizer

Jill Brown studied Rural Business Management at SRUC Aberdeen, and is the owner and founder of Moray Distillery, producing award-winning Scottish gin. The Covid pandemic has thrown challenges at everyone,...

Student Ambassador Q&A Sessions – Describe SRUC in One Word

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video we asked them to sum up SRUC in one word:...

SRUC tops UK list for SME consulting income

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) provides more business value to SMEs than any other higher education institution in the UK. This is according to a new study by Universities UK that...

New Student Ambassador for Wildlife & Conservation at Ayr

A warm welcome to another new student ambassador for the Riverside, Ayr campus. Harley tells us a little about himself here: Hi, my name is Harley Mathieson. I am studying for...

New Student Ambassador for Bioscience in the South West

Sophia Germain (pictured centre) is currently studying Applied Bioscience and hopes to go on to study Applied Animal Science at the Barony Campus in Dumfries, she  tells  us  a  bit...

Elisha Rutherford, 2:1 BA (Hons) Rural Business Management – Ayr

Elisha managed to graduate against the odds, despite suffering from severe sickness during her pregnancy in fourth year. “The constant support I had from my lecturers meant it was possible...

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science (pass with merit) – Ayr via distance learning Diane Tanner, who lives on a smallholding near Brecon in South Wales, has just graduated with...

Top Ten Tips for Studying from Home

My top ten tips for studying from home by Jillian Gordon We are all going through this strange time together and for most of us that means working and studying...

Catriona

School Friends Reunited

More than 20 years after leaving school in Ayr, Catriona Hawthorn and Shaun Dowse have both ended up studying at Scotland’s Rural College – but 80 miles apart. Mum-of-three Catriona...