Environmental Management

River Carron: Catchment Management

Fourth year Environment (and Erasmus) student, studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC Edinburgh, can choose Integrated Catchment Management as an elective choice. They visited the River Carron and met with...

Wind turbines

SRUC Advent Calendar: 7th December

There is a greater public awareness of environmental issues, and organisations are increasingly required to address environmental impact through legislation. World leaders have recognised that exploiting natural resources to a...

Soil in hands

Happy World Soil Day!

Today is World Soil Day. To celebrate we have decided to highlight SRUC’s research of Crop and Soils Systems. What we do Our research is intended to underpin the development of resilient and...

Organic Farming Study Tour

Students on the distance learning PGDip/MSc Organic Farming course visited some of the UK’s leading organic producers – including Prince Charles’ Duchy Farm – on their recent study tour.  ...

Planting A Tree At SRUC!

Despite the extremely miserable autumnal weather, the SRUC Aberdeen campus Rural Skills Club, some students and a few members of staff braved the heavy drizzle to help plant the first...

SRUC Edinburgh Environment Students – Integrated Catchment Management

Final year Environmental Management students along with some Erasmus visitors, all studying at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus, visited Eddleston Water as part of their Integrated Catchment Management module. The group were...

Freshwater Environment Trip to Loch of Strathbeg & River Dee

  One of the modules included in the Countryside Management HND course is Freshwater Environments: Management and Protection. Scotland is a wet country with plenty of rain, as everyone knows,...

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....

Aberdeen BSc Countryside Management’s journey to Glen Clova

  On Wednesday the 11th October, BSc Countryside Management students from SRUC Aberdeen set off for wonderful day of field tripping. The group, accompanied by lecturers Denise Ronald and John...