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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...

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 – 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...

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Student profile – Johanne Straube

Applied Animal Science student Johanne Straube used her time at SRUC to gain invaluable research skills in order to complete her 4th year Honours degree project. Johanne has been heavily...

Student Profile – Katie Goodfellow

Katie Goodfellow from Hawick in the Scottish Borders grew up on a farm and spent her childhood outside around animals. This made her certain that she wanted a career in...