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Animal Science

SRUC Edinburgh Student FAQs

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares advice and useful links for support and campus information for SRUC Edinburgh students, whether you are starting with us in September or you’re a current...

Composting Chicken Manure

As we celebrate Compost Week in the same week that National Poultry Day falls, we thought it would be ideal to talk about how to utilise chicken manure for your...

A SRUCcessful Farming Business

SRUC Edinburgh PhD student Jillian Gordon introduces us to Hillhead of Covington, a family run business with an SRUC connection. Hillhead of Covington is a dairy farm milking 400 Holstein...

Jillian Gordon – Applied Animal Science

We have been speaking to our Student Ambassadors about their experience of studying at SRUC. In this video, student Jillian Gordon tells us about her time as an Applied Animal...

Elise Wyld – Applied Animal Science

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors about their experiences of SRUC. In this video 4th year student Elise Wyld talks about her experiences as an Applied Animal Science student:...

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Student Profile – Jillian Gordon

Jillian Gordon from Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders studied Bioscience and Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh campus before embarking on a PhD.  We asked her why she originally chose SRUC...

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My Honours Project by Amy McLuckie

Applied Animal Science student and now SRUCSA Co-President Amy McLuckie focused her honours project on the effects of environmental enrichment on piglet behaviour. Amy was recently nominated for the first...

New Student Ambassador for Bioscience in the South West

Sophia Germain (pictured centre) is currently studying Applied Bioscience and hopes to go on to study Applied Animal Science at the Barony Campus in Dumfries, she  tells  us  a  bit...

Dyslexia and Higher Education by Jillian Gordon

As it is dyslexia awareness week, I thought it would be a sensible time to share with you all my story of dyslexia. Dyslexia was first discussed with me when...

Student Profile – Maria Stanisz

Maria from Poland came from a background in horticulture and for years worked in a garden centre before deciding to change her career path. “I put a lot of thought...