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Gareth Austin

Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

Sheep on hill. SRUC Hill and Mountain Research

International Mountain Day

In 2003 the United Nations General Assembly designated December 11th “International Mountain Day”. The aim: to create awareness about the importance of mountains in everyday life and to highlight opportunities...

Be Seen, Be Safe for Road Safety Week

This week is Road Safety Week which is an opportunity to educate and inspire people to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages. We spoke to SRUC employee...

SRUC students involved in Seafield project with Here + Now

Gerard O’Brien is a lecturer at SRUC’s Edinburgh campus and teaches on the HND in Garden Design and degree in Garden and Greenspace Design. Gerard also has a studio where he...

Focus on Garden Design feature

Focus on Garden Design

For two years in a row, students at SRUC Edinburgh studying Garden Design have taken home gold medals from the annual Gardening Scotland event. If you’re a budding garden design...

Distance Learning students gathered at the February 2017 Aberdeen Study Weekend

February 2017 is Distance Learning month

SRUC offers a broad range of courses across its six campuses, from Activity Tourism to Veterinary Nursing and everything in between. However, on-campus study isn’t a suitable option for millions of...