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Animal Science

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....

Animal Behaviour and Welfare Visit

Earlier in the week, the Animal Behaviour & Welfare degree class from Aberdeen Campus, attended the biannual Animal Welfare Day at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh. The event was in...


World Animal Day – Aberdeen Campus

  Yoda & BB8 Chinchillas from the Animal Care Unit, Aberdeen Campus BB8 – 1 year & 9 months old. BB8’s Story: The Animal Care Unit purchased BB8’s mum, Anakin,...

Eleanor MacIntosh being presented with her STEM comptetition award.

STEM Competition 2017

Earlier this year, we worked in cojunction with STEM Learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to run a competition open to secondary school students. The idea was that the participants...


School pupils enjoy a Kickstart at SRUC

School pupils from schools across the south east and south west of Scotland enjoyed a day of interactive workshops at the  Edinburgh campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The Kickstart...