Environment and Countryside

Sustainable Development Goals

“ The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now...

A fresh start for busy mum Catriona

Catriona Hawthorn, 41 from Ayr, is a mum of 3, who prior to starting her HND Countryside Management at the Riverside Campus in Ayr, had various part-time jobs, “ I...

Go Green

Go Green Week

This week is Go Green week, an annual national week of action on climate change. Countryside and Environmental Management lecturer in Aberdeen, Amy Gray offers some tips on living a more sustainable...

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses...

Chris Smillie

Unknown Pleasures Of Countryside Management

Chris Smillie is a lecturer in Countryside and Environment at SRUC Oatridge; we found out more about what led him in to teaching at SRUC and what his passions are...

Countryside Management students attend Europarc 2018

Lecturer Nicky Penford, accompanied by eleven first year Countryside Management students visited Glen Tanar Estate recently as part of the Europarc Federation Conference 2018. The Europarc Federation is an independent, non-governmental organisation, which aims...

MSc Induction Study Tour 2018

New students embarking on our taught postgraduate courses at the Edinburgh campus spent their first couple of days on a study tour, staying overnight at SRUC’s Wigwam Accommodation in Tyndrum....

Jo King holding a small bat

Jo King – BSc Hons Countryside Management graduate of 2018

Congratulations to Jo King, who after graduating with BSc Hons in Countryside Management from Ayr Campus, is going on to do great things in her new job. Jo will be...

Ailidh Reid, BSc Countryside Management Graduate 2018

Ailidh Reed – SRUCcess

Ailidh Reid graduated this year with a BSc (Hons) Countryside Management from SRUC Ayr, and factors this as the primary reason for being successful in securing the role of a...