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Environment and Countryside


Catch of the Day

Countryside Management graduate Eilidh Player has netted the perfect job after gaining an honours degree from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The 21-year-old is working as a seasonal survey assistant at...

orla shortall

Do Cows Belong in Fields?

When Orla Shortall applied to study for a Masters degree in ecological economics at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), she was hoping it would lead to a job in the environmental...

Blair Hershaw

First Class Effort

A change of direction proved to be just what Environmental Resource Management student Blair Hershaw needed after dropping out of his first degree. The 24-year-old from Dunfermline, Fife, has graduated...

Tough Juddstice

SRUC student achieves degree in face of chronic health condition Christine Judd has managed to battle a chronic health condition over the past six years to achieve an honours degree...

Bronwen Winter

Summer Celebration for Winter

Grandmother inspires Countryside Management graduate When West Lothian student Bronwen Winter was considering a career change, she looked to her grandmother for inspiration. Having spent many a happy day in...

Arthur Johnson – a life-changing experience

Arthur came to SRUC having struggled to find his passion professionally; he opted to study

Jenny Paterson, Countryside Management

Jenny Paterson graduated in 1998 with an Arts and Social Sciences degree and fell into a variety of office-based jobs. After being made redundant, Jenny began considering a career outdoors....

Environmental Management course video

Staff and students studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC talk about their course and subject area. Find out more about studying Environmental Management by visiting our website.    

Countryside Management Course Video

Staff and students studying Countryside Management at SRUC talk about their course and subject area. Find out more about the course by visiting our website.

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...