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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...

Sustainable Driving

In November 2018, Elmwood was assessed for the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) Eco Mark, the gold standard for sustainable golf courses globally. Elmwood has passed the assessment with flying colours. GEO...

Wonky Competition!

Take part in SRUC’s 2018-19 student competition! Showcase your creativity, entrepreneurial flair and innovation. Impress the expert judging panel with your wonky produce ideas. Total prizes £800 cash plus the...

Diners at Themes Training Restaurant

Fresh New Look at Themes Restaurant

Themes Restaurant has undergone a makeover during the summer and is now open for lunchtime bookings. The restaurant, on the top floor of the main building at Elmwood, is run...

Catherine Devaney, Level 2 Diploma Professional Cookery student

Catherine Devaney – Professional Cookery

Catherine Devaney started her professional life as a lawyer in Edinburgh, but after moving to Fife and falling in love with the surroundings, she made a slight career change and...

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Change Your Path

You know how the saying goes “Find a job you love and you will never work another day in your life”. Confucius, the wise Chinese philosopher makes that sound easy...