Forestry and Arboriculture

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...

forestry students create path

Certificate in Forestry students make Barony a safer place!

After a lorry coming into the campus clipped the dyke and knocked part of it down, the forestry students took the opportunity to create a second path to save people...

Forest Enterprise Scotland

Modern Apprentice opportunity for budding foresters

Forest Enterprise Scotland is on the search for eight new Modern Apprentices to begin a career in forestry. The apprenticeships will learn forestry skills ranging from tree planting, felling and...

Cameron McLean in front of harvester

Forestry Success at SRUC Barony

Two candidates on the Forest Machine Operator Skills Development course have successfully completed the programme. This is the first eight week course of a series of three courses delivered by...

Rural Alert Infographic

Rural Watch Scotland

Make sure you know what’s going on in your area & help keep yourself safe from crime by signing up to the Rural Watch Scotland alerts scheme. Scotland’s rural communities...

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...

Lecturer Paul Fotheringham overseeing a demonstration of the simulator.

Donation benefits students at SRUC Barony

Barony Campus  has benefitted by receiving a very generous donation from John Deere Forestry! A high tech forestry simulator, worth £80,000 and two laptop simulators will provide an excellent training...