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Sustainability

SRUC courses well placed to meet climate challenge

New degree courses that explore everything from land management change to electric tractors will help to address concerns outlined in the new Farming for 1.5°C Inquiry Interim Report, says Scotland’s...

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From Cooking Up Sauces to Protecting Natural Resources

Declan Harper previously worked as a chef, working in various kitchens and pubs in and around Edinburgh but decided to change his path and is now studying Environment Management at SRUC...

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Student Profile – Caroline Vincent

Originally an ERASMUS student at SRUC, Caroline Vincent from Paris continued her studies at SRUC Edinburgh on the Environmental Resource Management degrees course. Here, Caroline explains why she chose SRUC...

Growing a hobby into a career – David McKay

Media consultant David McKay joined SRUC in 2019 as a postgraduate student in Organic Farming, and relishes the steep learning curve this presents coming from a non farming background. He...

Organic Business Growth with SRUC MSc Programmes

Robby Gass graduated in 2017 from the SRUC MSc Organic Farming programme and went on to start a successful consultancy business, he tells us about his success and how instrumental...

Student Profile – Katie Goodfellow

Katie Goodfellow from Hawick in the Scottish Borders grew up on a farm and spent her childhood outside around animals. This made her certain that she wanted a career in...

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Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon writes about the UFAW, who offer scholarships to students studying welfare focused projects. The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) is an internationally recognised independent charity that...

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...

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...