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Forestry and Arboriculture

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A year in the life of a Forestry Certificate student

Tom Karas, Forestry Lecturer gives an interesting account of a year in the life of a Certificate in Forestry student. Marketing may have caught your eye on the Web page,...

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...

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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,...

Forestry: Cameron McLean

Cameron McLean completed the Certificate in Forestry course at Barony Campus, and then acquired more experience working for a forestry contractor. A chance subsequently came up to apply for an...

Sustainable Development Goals

“ The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now...

Forestry apprentices use cutting-edge technology

Scotland’s Rural College is the first institute in the UK to have used cutting-edge technology to log students’ progression towards operating forest machinery. At the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week...

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Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to...

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Mental health campaign launch

NHS 24 launched their new Breathing Space campaign ‘You Matter, We Care’ with the help of SRUC staff and students at Barony recently. Minister for Mental Health Claire Haughey welcomed...