Countryside Management

Dancers at SRUC Elmwood dancing on the front lawn

Record numbers at SRUC Elmwood Open Day

“It was great to see so many people from the local community supporting our open day. There was a great deal of interest in our facilities and our courses. The glorious weather, our fantastic gardens and grounds and the many activities organised by our students and staff made the day a very memorable one. I look forward to more of the same for next year. “

Student with axe performs ring barking on a tree

SRUC Students have Tree-Mendous Time at Mar Lodge

Students studying Countryside and Environmental Management at SRUC Aberdeen recently went on a weekend adventure to Mar Lodge Estate in rural Aberdeenshire. After settling into camp, the group set up...

A flying fox bat

5 facts about bats

April 17th is Bat Appreciation Day. Here at SRUC, we love all creatures great and small, so we’ve compiled 5 facts about the children of the night. Let’s start with...

Elmwood Campus garden in bloom

National Gardening Week 2017

Is there anything more amazing than the sight of a well-maintained garden, full of life? No? Didn’t think so. From Monday April 10th – Sunday April 16th, gardeners across the...

Student volunteers at Flanders Moss

Record numbers volunteer at Flanders Moss

Countryside Management and Rural Skills Students from Oatridge Campus got their hands dirty by enjoying a day volunteering with Scottish National Heritage (SNH). The students helped out at the SNH site...

Stakeholders in a presentation at SRUC Oatridge Campus

SRUC Countryside Liaison Day

  A Countryside Liaison Day took place at the Oatridge Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with key industry representatives this week. In the morning, SRUC hosted a round table...

SRUC Aberdeen Staff at the Royal Northern Spring Show 2017

Royal Northern Spring Show 2017

As is annual tradition, SRUC attended the Royal Northern Spring Show 2017 on Wednesday 1st of March at the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.   One of Scotland’s first major events...