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Squirrel Appreciation Day

The 21st January is Squirrel Appreciation day (oh yes it is #squirrelappreciationday) so we thought we would gather a few fun facts: Their scientific name is Sciurus vulgaris. There are...

Katie with a lamb

From Spray Tans to Crop Spraying

SRUC Edinburgh Campus Officer Katie Dubarry took the leap from working in the beauty industry to studying for a degree in Agriculture at SRUC. Cultivate finds out from Katie what...

Dalmation with spiders painted on her spots.

Cutest pet day

Calling all pet lovers – We’re hosting a photo competition on January 14th for your cutest pets. Share your pictures with us on our Facebook pages and tag them with...

Collage of all the advent pictures

SRUC Advent Calendar: 24th December

From all of us here at SRUC, have a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!

Red flowers in a garden

SRUC Advent Calendar: 22nd December

Garden Design is a highly rewarding discipline that requires attention to detail, plant knowledge, technical competence and artistic flair. It is recognised as a profession in its own right and...

Chicks in a hatchery

SRUC Advent Calendar: 20th December

At SRUC you will be taught by committed specialists who are part of the poultry industry, and will help you develop the skills and knowledge required for a challenging and rewarding...

A red breasted robin standing on ice

SRUC Advent Calendar: 19th December

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demandby today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will have a vital role to play in meeting...

Santa sitting in a field looking at his laptop

SRUC Advent Calendar: 17th December

Rural Business Management at SRUC offers innovative courses designed to meet your needs as well as those of prospective employers, ensuring excellent employment prospects. Find out more about courses in...

Lee Harkness, BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Lee Harkness graduated with BSc (Hons) in Environmental Resource Management. It was a keen interest in Geography and Managing Environmental Resources at school and a recommendation by his Geography teacher...

Three variations of Poinsettias

SRUC Advent Calendar: 12th December

Did you know that December 12th is Poinsettia day? The day marks the death of J.R. Poinsett, an American botanist who sent cutting of the poinsettia plant he discovered in southern Mexico...