Agriculture

Jillian G

Starting Out by Jillian Gordon

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares her experience of postgraduate studies and offers some sound advice to others looking to continue on to a postgraduate education. It is terrifying to think...

orla shortall

Do Cows Belong in Fields?

When Orla Shortall applied to study for a Masters degree in ecological economics at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), she was hoping it would lead to a job in the environmental...

First Class Result

When Kerry Cartwright was looking at universities, her interest in animals and love of the outdoors led her to Scotland’s Rural College. Despite not having a farming background, the 22-year-old...

From Beauty to Beasts

An agriculture student who started her career as a beauty therapist has graduated with a first class honours degree in Agriculture from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). Mum-of-two Katie Dubarry, who...

James orr

From Afghanistan to Ayr

Chapelton student swaps army for agriculture After growing up on a beef and sheep farm in South Lanarkshire, James Orr initially decided against a career in agriculture and joined the...

Cream of the crop

East Lothian student graduates from Scotland’s Rural College East Lothian student Craig Simpson is one of the first students to graduate with a Masters degree in Agricultural Professional Practice from...

Anna-Louise Fraser

From Falconry to Farming

Banffshire student Anna-Louise Fraser graduates from SRUC Banffshire student Anna-Louise Fraser has graduated from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) after a change of direction saw her studying Agriculture. When the 30-year-old...

Barony Family Fun Open Day

More than 2,000 people flocked to the Barony campus for a family fun open day. Dog agility displays and demonstrations by Suco Sled Dogs pulled in the crowds, while children...

prizegiving

Barony Prizegiving

Students were urged to “attack their careers with a positive attitude” at the annual awards ceremony at the Barony campus. Prizes were awarded to students who had made particular achievements,...

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...