Oatridge

Andy Sneddon: Changed career and haven’t looked back!

Andy decided to retire from a career in chemical regulations to get qualified in horticulture and landscaping with the aim of starting up his own small business. He chose to...

Equine Studies: Emily Stewart

Emily Stewart is studying an HND in Equine Studies at SRUC’s Oatridge campus. Emily came to us with a keen interest in horses and chose SRUC because of its renowned,...

Forgework: Holly Loftus

Holly came to SRUC to study forgework, something she had wanted to learn more about for many years. Having come from what might seem quite an unrelated background, with a...

Agriculture: Caitlin Ross

Upon finishing high school, Caitlin took the chance to gain valuable work experience in agriculture before enrolling at SRUC’s Oatridge campus. Having been interested in the industry from a young...

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.

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Fire Safety Training at Oatridge

A group of National Certificate in Horse Care students at SRUC Oatridge Campus participated in an afternoon of “Fire Safety Awareness” training.  This linked in with their Safe Working Practices...

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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...

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Gardening Scotland- Oatridge team Two reveal plans

Oatridge’s second entry into this year’s Gardening Scotland has shared its intended design with us, hinting at a practical yet high-end feel. Ryan Love, landscaping lecturer at Oatridge and Team...

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Passport to horse health

SRUC staff and students with Minister for Rural Affairs Mairi Gougeon (Front L-R: Professor Wayne Powell, Mairi Gougeon MSP, Sam Muir, David Hopkins, Louise Bulmer and Emily Stewart. Back L-R:...

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Celebrating SRUC’s Apprentices for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

This week is Scottish Apprenticeships week and to mark this, we will be telling the story of our apprentices, from Engineering to Horticulture. To kick us off is Nathan Allardyce, a...