Horticulture

Three variations of Poinsettias

SRUC Advent Calendar: 12th December

Did you know that December 12th is Poinsettia day? The day marks the death of J.R. Poinsett, an American botanist who sent cutting of the poinsettia plant he discovered in southern Mexico...

A wintry landscape scene

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 10th

I am dreaming of a white Christmas… Are you? 1 in 6 Christmases in Scotland are white Christmases. And I personally love it.  It contributes to the overall atmosphere at...

Soil in hands

Happy World Soil Day!

Today is World Soil Day. To celebrate we have decided to highlight SRUC’s research of Crop and Soils Systems. What we do Our research is intended to underpin the development of resilient and...

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...

Pen and paper

UCAS personal statements

When filling out your UCAS application, there’s one part of the process that can make or break your application – the personal statement. via GIPHY The personal statement is a...

David James, Assistant Principal (R) and Sonia Filby, Student Experience Manager (L) are pictured with Cllr Margaret Kennedy and Stephen Gethins, MP North East Fife

Elmwood Careers Event 2017

More than 400 visitors attended the annual careers event, held recently at Elmwood Campus.  As usual the event was well supported by the local workforce and specialist employers from further...

The importance of food security

With it being World Food Day, our Principal and Chief Executive Professor Wayne Powell has taken some time to share his thoughts about the importance of food security.  

Eleanor MacIntosh being presented with her STEM comptetition award.

STEM Competition 2017

Earlier this year, we worked in cojunction with STEM Learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to run a competition open to secondary school students. The idea was that the participants...