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Amie Routledge at Gardening Scotland

Amie Routledge – Garden Design HND

Amie studied architecture at Newcastle University and had worked in a commercial practice for a number of years. After qualifying, Amie found that architecture failed to fulfil her creative drive...

Donald Ferguson

Donald Ferguson, BSc (HONS) Horticulture

Donald Ferguson had previously spent 7 years abroad so when he returned home he wanted to be involved in an industry away from the office environment. He was always interested...

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson, 32, used to work as bar staff for many years before changing paths to study HNC/HND Animal Care at SRUC Barony and progressing to University to study Animal biosciences with...

Amber Jardine

Amber Jardine – Change your path

Amber Jardine, originally from Dallas, enrolled on the HND Countryside Management course at SRUC after holding high powered positions at the Bank of America in Texas and more recently at...

Have A Flippin’ Good Pancake Day!

 Prehistoric Pancakes Historical Analyses of 30,000 year old grain grinding tools suggest that our Stone Age ancestors were as keen on pancakes are we are today.   Through the ages,...

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate Bursary

Craig Simpson –  Recipient -Case Study Craig Simpson, who lives and works on the family farm in Dirleton, East Lothian, talks about how winning the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate...

Sophie in lab

Sophie Wright – Student Profile

Sophie Wright from Edinburgh discovered her passion for horticulture whilst gardening for her elderly neighbour and her family. Looking to take that passion further Sophie started at SRUC to study...

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National Student Survey 2018

It’s that time of year again when students across the country are invited to take part in the National Student Survey.   This is your chance to give your feedback...

Student Profile – Louise Mitchell

Louise Mitchell from Rosyth in Fife studied Sustainable Environmental Management at SRUC because whilst at school at Dunfermline High School she had a great interest in environmental geography. This subject allowed...

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...