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SRUC Edinburgh Student FAQs

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares advice and useful links for support and campus information for SRUC Edinburgh students, whether you are starting with us in September or you’re a current...

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A Passion for Poultry.

SRUC Oatridge librarian Lesley Reade tells us about her passion for poultry. We have all had what I can say a bizarre year, where little things like my chickens, dogs...

A SRUCcessful Farming Business

SRUC Edinburgh PhD student Jillian Gordon introduces us to Hillhead of Covington, a family run business with an SRUC connection. Hillhead of Covington is a dairy farm milking 400 Holstein...

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Kathryn’s Journey into Journalism

  SRUC alumni fill many vocational niches across the ‘natural economy’, perhaps the most well-known being farming. However, not all Agriculture graduates go on to become farmers. Kathryn Dick, who...

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My Favourite Rural Business Management Module

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management course at the Edinburgh campus. Here she tells us what her favourite module is and how...

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Crafting Rural Business Resilience: From Gin to Hand Sanitizer

Jill Brown studied Rural Business Management at SRUC Aberdeen, and is the owner and founder of Moray Distillery, producing award-winning Scottish gin. The Covid pandemic has thrown challenges at everyone,...

Student Ambassador Q&A Sessions – Describe SRUC in One Word

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video we asked them to sum up SRUC in one word:...

Student Ambassador Q&A Session – Advice to Prospective Students

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video we ask them what their advice would be to future...

Student Ambassador Q&A Sessions – Career Aspirations

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video we asked them what their future and career aspirations are...

Student Ambassador Q&A Sessions – SRUC Highlight

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video, they are asked what has been their highlight of studying...