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Environment and Countryside

Student Ambassador Q&A Session – What is your favourite Course Module?

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC, and in this video they tell us about their favourite course module: “I...

Student Ambassador Q&A – Why Did You Choose Your Course?

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video, we ask them why they chose their specific course: “I...

Rewilding – A New Approach to Environmental Regeneration

SRUC Edinburgh Student Ambassador Liam Thorpe shares what he is enjoying most about the Environmental Management HND course and explains what effect the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland will have...

Student Johnny-Taylor

From the Sound of Music to the Sound of Nature

The impact of Covid-19 on the music industry has prompted a change of direction for Wildlife and Conservation Management student Johnny Taylor. The 38-year-old spent 20 years working in the...

Student Keith O'Connor on a boat in a Loch

A New Career in the Pipeline

After leaving school Keith O’Connor followed his father into the Oil and Gas sector in Aberdeenshire, specialising in pipelines. After being promoted to sales and business development, the next 15...

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...