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It’s Carrot Day!

The 4th April is International Carrot Day so here’s our celebration of one of Britain’s favourite vegetables. Did you know, one carrot gives you the energy for 10-15 minutes of...

James Bamkin, SRUC Learner Engagement Officer, on a canoe

James Bamkin – Countryside Management

James Bamkin, a man whose career at SRUC has been illustrious – student, class rep, SRUCSA President and now Learner Engagement Officer, started his journey with a degree in fashion...

Stuart Hynds – Vet Nursing

Stuart Hynds worked in retail since finishing school but has always had a passion for animals. After he helped an injured owl he realised he wanted to follow what he...

Turn off the lights and turn on the fun for Earth Hour

Earth Hour is the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet and nature. On Saturday 24th March at 8.30pm switch...

SRUC student Jennifer Wright up a tree in PPE

A Blossoming Career

An uncertain Jennifer Wright, unsure on what to study after school has blossomed, bloomed and grown into a successful young woman. After leaving Queen Anne High school in Dunfermline Jennifer...

Tomas Zuffa stands with a horse

Tomas Zuffa – HND Equine Studies

Tomas Zuffa travelled from his home country Slovakia, to Scotland, in order to study at SRUC. Tom is currently studying for HND in Equine Studies having achieved the Higher National...

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SRUC and Ringlink shared Apprenticeship in Agriculture

To continue with the theme of MA week we wanted to share with you all the new shared apprenticeship scheme launching this year. The Ringlink and SRUC shared Apprenticeship in...

MA Land-based Engineering: “I really contribute to all areas of the business”

Mathew Howie currently works at J T Walkers Agricultural Engineering , completing his Modern Apprenticeship with SRUC in Land-Based Engineering (Agricultural Machinery). Mathew said “I was interested in tractors from...

MA Agriculture: Practical experience is the key to success

Sine has successfully completed her Modern Apprenticeship SVQ in Agriculture and is now working towards her SVQ in Livestock at SCQF Level 6. Sine has been shortlisted for the Agriculture...

New Entrants to Farming

The Scottish Government is committed to developing opportunities to encourage new entrants into the farming industry. A government working group, Farming Opportunities for New Entrants (FONE), has begun work and...