Elmwood

Above Par

Professional Golf student Michaela Patzeltova was introduced to the game as a child in Slovakia when the junior tour was introduced in 2006. More than a decade later, the 20-year-old...

A Rising Star

Hospitality student Sara-Jayne Strachan returned to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) ten years after gaining an HNC in Professional Cookery. Sara-Jayne, 30, who is also known as Salsa, is now graduating...

Hannah Beattie

Playing with knives

Former nursing student switches to cooking after eyesight diagnosis When Hannah Beattie was diagnosed as partially-sighted she was forced to give up her plans to qualify as a nurse and...

Gordon

Taste of Success

Professional Cookery student graduates from SRUC Professional Cookery student Gordon Cronshaw is enjoying the taste of success after completing an HNC at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The 19-year-old from Edinburgh...

Professional Golf: Peter Arnott

Peter Arnott, originally a project manager in IT, completed the HND in Professional Golf in 2009 at the Elmwood campus before embarking on a degree in Performance Golf at the...

Kyle McClung, Golf Management

Kyle McClung, who lives in Alva and is a greenkeeper at Gleneagles, completed the NC Greenkeeping at SRUC’s Elmwood campus and is now close to completing the HNC Golf Management...

Jenny Paterson, Countryside Management

Jenny Paterson graduated in 1998 with an Arts and Social Sciences degree and fell into a variety of office-based jobs. After being made redundant, Jenny began considering a career outdoors....

Countryside Management Course Video

Staff and students studying Countryside Management at SRUC talk about their course and subject area. Find out more about the course by visiting our website.

Stressed Ken

Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month. Whether you’re feeling that your mental health is excellent or that things are not so good, we can all struggle with the sense of feeling...

David Murdoch

Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Daniel Murdoch

When Daniel Murdoch left school he decided to volunteer at two local golf courses to gain work experience before going to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to do a full-time Greenkeeping...