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SRUC Advent Calendar: 7th December

There is a greater public awareness of environmental issues, and organisations are increasingly required to address environmental impact through legislation. World leaders have recognised that exploiting natural resources to a...

Countryside Management students out on a site visit on a wintry day

SRUC Advent Calendar: 6th December

Countryside Management is all about protecting and maintaining the natural environment and its heritage to enable access to all to enjoy it, whilst ensuring that it continues to thrive despite...

Frances Tophill

Six Amazing Careers Your SRUC Education Could Lead To

An SRUC education will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to move confidently into your chosen career. However, here are six careers you may not have considered that...

Blawhorn Moss in Snow. SRUC Countryside management students working in background

Not A Typical Lesson

Studying Countryside and Conservation at SRUC is not about what you learn in a lecture theatre. It is about the practical experience and applying your knowledge in the real environment....

Puppies in Christmas stockings hung on a mantlepiece

SRUC Advent Calendar: 5th December

A puppy for Christmas may be the best gift you can imagine. A puppy will grow and so will its love for you – a lifetime companion. Not a gift...

Christmas Gift Guide

We aren’t endorsing these products or suppliers in any way, but at SRUC we have spent an enjoyable lunch hour seeking out some of the more interesting and quirky gift...

Two horses standing in a paddock with a festive wreath on the fence

SRUC Advent Calendar: 3rd December

Equestrianism is a diverse and family friendly sport that is a popular and a healthy activity for all ages. The equine industry is thriving. Equine businesses include riding schools, livery...

Christmas Tree in America

Christmas Tree dressing day

Today is officially Christmas Tree dressing day. That means you can pull the old synthetic tree and decorations out of the attic/cupboard or get a real tree* to bring home...

Two engineering students stand leaning against a tractor

SRUC Advent Calendar: 2nd December

Working on a farm is not your typical 9-5 desk job, the exact opposite actually. It takes commitment with early mornings, late nights and weekend work. It requires attention all...

Highland cow in a Santa hat

SRUC Advent Calendar: 1st December

Agriculture has the single greatest influence on our landscape. The agricultural industry is primarily concerned with the production of basic foodstuffs on farms, but also includes the supply industry for...