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Agricultural & Landbased

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Kaleem Shaikh, BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh

Kaleem Shaikh, 2:1 BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh Despite suffering from health issues, Kaleem has worked his way through the system, starting with an NC Agriculture at Oatridge and completing a...

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Joanna Foubister, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

Joanna Foubister, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice (Pass with Merit) – Aberdeen, via distance learning Joanna has returned to Orkney after completing her MSc. “The diversity of subjects covered by the...

George Peart, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

George Peart, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice (Pass with Merit) – Aberdeen, via distance learning George is joining Genus’s Graduate Scheme in September which offers three six-month rotations across different business...

Elisha Rutherford, 2:1 BA (Hons) Rural Business Management – Ayr

Elisha managed to graduate against the odds, despite suffering from severe sickness during her pregnancy in fourth year. “The constant support I had from my lecturers meant it was possible...

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Andy Robinson, First Class BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh

Andy has graduated with a first-class honours degree in Agriculture despite suffering from mental health problems. He was also awarded the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland Silver Medal...

Growing a hobby into a career – David McKay

Media consultant David McKay joined SRUC in 2019 as a postgraduate student in Organic Farming, and relishes the steep learning curve this presents coming from a non farming background. He...

Master in Organic Farming Alison Goldberger

SRUC Postgraduate Distance learning programmes, attract students from around the globe. Alison who lives in Austria talks to us about her experience so far. I’m studying the MSc in Organic...

Organic Business Growth with SRUC MSc Programmes

Robby Gass graduated in 2017 from the SRUC MSc Organic Farming programme and went on to start a successful consultancy business, he tells us about his success and how instrumental...

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Student Profile – Natalie Cartner

Natalie Cartner from Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway always knew she wanted to have a career in agriculture having come from a farming background. Having discovered the Applied Animal Science...