Agricultural & Landbased

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SRUC and Ringlink shared Apprenticeship in Agriculture

To continue with the theme of MA week we wanted to share with you all the new shared apprenticeship scheme launching this year. The Ringlink and SRUC shared Apprenticeship in...

Buffalo Farm Trip

On the 16th of February the Agricultural Society of SRUC (Organiser: Charlotte Mortimer, first year student) went to the Buffalo Farm in Fife. Farm owner and SRUC Alumnus Steve Mitchell...

MA Land-based Engineering: “I really contribute to all areas of the business”

Mathew Howie currently works at J T Walkers Agricultural Engineering , completing his Modern Apprenticeship with SRUC in Land-Based Engineering (Agricultural Machinery). Mathew said “I was interested in tractors from...

MA Agriculture: Practical experience is the key to success

Sine has successfully completed her Modern Apprenticeship SVQ in Agriculture and is now working towards her SVQ in Livestock at SCQF Level 6. Sine has been shortlisted for the Agriculture...

New Entrants to Farming

The Scottish Government is committed to developing opportunities to encourage new entrants into the farming industry. A government working group, Farming Opportunities for New Entrants (FONE), has begun work and...

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate Bursary

Craig Simpson –  Recipient -Case Study Craig Simpson, who lives and works on the family farm in Dirleton, East Lothian, talks about how winning the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate...

Aberdeen Degree Students’ Egg-celent Visit

  Degree students from SRUC Aberdeen campus enjoy an insightful visit to Farmlay Eggs       First week back from the Christmas holidays and the students of SRUC Aberdeen...

Katie with a lamb

From Spray Tans to Crop Spraying

SRUC Edinburgh Campus Officer Katie Dubarry took the leap from working in the beauty industry to studying for a degree in Agriculture at SRUC. Cultivate finds out from Katie what...

Forestry harvester with santa hat

SRUC Advent Calendar: 18th December

Forestry involves sustainably managing trees and woodlands in rural areas for commercial, social or other benefits. Arboriculture is usually associated with the management of individual trees or groups of them...

Angus Ferguson, Agricultural Consultant

“Like many people leaving school I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to do with my life. I decided to take a year out before applying for courses and,...