Animal & Biological

Edinburgh zoo representatives

Walk on the wild side

Students are set to take a walk on the wild side following a collaboration between Scotland’s Rural College and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Classes could use immersive...

Sarah Scott - Equine student at SRUC Oatridge.

Sarah Scott – Horse Care

Sarah Scott, 25 had a previous  career as a housekeeper/waitress before changing her path to study equine with us at Oatridge. Sarah aspires to get a job in the equine industry, and...

From left to right Tomas, Kaitlin, Morbhan, Hollie

Reflecting on HND Equine

“We were surprised to learn so many career paths are available in the Equine sector” -thus Equine Studies  students Tomas, Morbhan, Hollie and Kaitlin reflected back on their event management...

Alison Hosie – Working with Police Horses

“After working for several years in small animal roles I knew I wanted to return to working with horses. I felt that enrolling on the HNC Equine Studies course would...

Alan Linton - SRUC Barony Veterinary Nursing student

Alan Linton – Vet Nursing

Alan Linton, 32, worked on his family’s fishing boat for many years before changing his path to study HND Veterinary Nursing at SRUC Barony. Alan is now enjoying the challenge of...

Stuart Hynds – Vet Nursing

Stuart Hynds worked in retail since finishing school but has always had a passion for animals. After he helped an injured owl he realised he wanted to follow what he...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

Naomi Lawson – Student Volunteering Week

Applied Animal Science 4th Year student Naomi Lawson took up a 3 month volunteering placement at Edinburgh Zoo, working in the penguin section. To celebrate Student Volunteering Week, we asked...