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Environment and Countryside

Nature Can Beat Lockdown – Michael McLaughlin

During my first year of studies with SRUC on the BSc Wildlife and Conservation course, the world has been gripped by the coronavirus pandemic and everyone has had to spend...

SRUC Elmwood Countryside Management Student diary : Day 3

Thursday November 5th Thursdays always start with ICT class. For the last few weeks we’ve been going over a leaflet project that is for ICT and also for another of...

SRUC Elmwood Countryside Management Student diary : Day 2

Wednesday 4th November Today our morning lecture was cancelled which meant my class got to have a lie in (a rare occurrence!). The only lecture we had was at 1pm...

Heather Lawson, Student Ambassador

SRUC Elmwood countryside management student diary : Day 1

Join Heather, our Countryside Management Student and Elmwood Student Ambassador, as she describes the study trips and activities that she’s enjoyed on her course so far.   Tuesday November 3rd...

SRUC tops UK list for SME consulting income

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) provides more business value to SMEs than any other higher education institution in the UK. This is according to a new study by Universities UK that...

SRUC courses well placed to meet climate challenge

New degree courses that explore everything from land management change to electric tractors will help to address concerns outlined in the new Farming for 1.5°C Inquiry Interim Report, says Scotland’s...

New Student Ambassador for Wildlife & Conservation at Ayr

A warm welcome to another new student ambassador for the Riverside, Ayr campus. Harley tells us a little about himself here: Hi, my name is Harley Mathieson. I am studying for...

Michael McLaughlin

From City to Countryside

Michael McLaughlin had previously studied Business Management then worked in finance for 10 years. He made the decision to change his path and embark on the BSc (Hons) in Wildlife...

Declan H

From Cooking Up Sauces to Protecting Natural Resources

Declan Harper previously worked as a chef, working in various kitchens and pubs in and around Edinburgh but decided to change his path and is now studying Environment Management at SRUC...

Alexander P

Alexander Paterson, first-class BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Alexander Paterson has graduated with a first-class honours degree in Environmental Resource Management. “An important lesson I have learnt during the past four years is that any problem can be...