Environment and Countryside

Sheep on hill. SRUC Hill and Mountain Research

International Mountain Day

In 2003 the United Nations General Assembly designated December 11th “International Mountain Day”. The aim: to create awareness about the importance of mountains in everyday life and to highlight opportunities...

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...

Countryside Management students out on a site visit on a wintry day

SRUC Advent Calendar: 6th December

Countryside Management is all about protecting and maintaining the natural environment and its heritage to enable access to all to enjoy it, whilst ensuring that it continues to thrive despite...

Blawhorn Moss in Snow. SRUC Countryside management students working in background

Not A Typical Lesson

Studying Countryside and Conservation at SRUC is not about what you learn in a lecture theatre. It is about the practical experience and applying your knowledge in the real environment....

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...

Pen and paper

UCAS personal statements

When filling out your UCAS application, there’s one part of the process that can make or break your application – the personal statement. via GIPHY The personal statement is a...

David James, Assistant Principal (R) and Sonia Filby, Student Experience Manager (L) are pictured with Cllr Margaret Kennedy and Stephen Gethins, MP North East Fife

Elmwood Careers Event 2017

More than 400 visitors attended the annual careers event, held recently at Elmwood Campus.  As usual the event was well supported by the local workforce and specialist employers from further...

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,...