Animal Science

Doug Allan stands holding Anne Low's shoulders.

Blue Planet Cameraman at Elmwood

Wildlife and documentary cameraman Doug Allan, famous for his work on Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet and Frozen Planet series, recently visited Elmwood Campus in Cupar following a request from...

Students meet Alpacas at SRUC Elmwood

Alpacas visit Elmwood

We recently welcomed some unusual guests to our Elmwood campus. Lecturer Anne Low organised a visit from some of Claddach Farm’s inhabitants.  The farm, based near Peat Inn specialises in...

Livestock Production Students Explore Innovative Technology

    A mix of 3rd year Agriculture and Rural Business Management students, from Aberdeen campus, visited SRUC’s Easter Howgate research farm as part of their Livestock Production Systems module....

A long haired tortoise shell cat lies facing the camera.

National Cat Day

Today, October 29th, is National Cat Day. Obviously we couldn’t let this day pass without celebrating somehow, so we’ve assembled some cat-tacular facts about our feline friends to help you...

What you didn’t know about Hedgehogs

The Humble Hedgehog With the hedgehog having a quiet and unobtrusive nature, it is not a surprise that many of us overlook these dynamic creatures and their unique characteristics. The...

Reptile Awareness Day

Meet Randall the Rankins Dragon Randall is a 5 year old inhabitant of the Animal Care Unit at the Aberdeen Campus. He is best known amongst students and staff for...

The importance of food security

With it being World Food Day, our Principal and Chief Executive Professor Wayne Powell has taken some time to share his thoughts about the importance of food security.  

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Ailish Ross BSc Applied Animal Science

With Highers in English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, History, Geography, Psychology & French and a keen interest in animals, Ailish went to her guidance teacher for advice on science based courses....