Sustainability

Freshwater field trip

Second year students studying the HND or BSc/BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus can be seen here visiting the River Almond as part of their Freshwater Environment...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

Snowdrops

Researching and Protecting the Environment at SRUC

The importance of the environment is increasingly recognised in society and includes issues such as climate change, land management, habitat loss, pollution control, sustainable development and energy conservation. We are...

Sophie in lab

Press for Progress film competition

Lights… Cameras … Action … The 8th of March is International Women’s Day and with Scotland’s Women in Agriculture Task Force SRUC is planning to promote #PressforProgress by launching a...

Student Profile – Louise Mitchell

Louise Mitchell from Rosyth in Fife studied Sustainable Environmental Management at SRUC because whilst at school at Dunfermline High School she had a great interest in environmental geography. This subject allowed...

Aberdeen Degree Students’ Egg-celent Visit

  Degree students from SRUC Aberdeen campus enjoy an insightful visit to Farmlay Eggs       First week back from the Christmas holidays and the students of SRUC Aberdeen...

Squirrel Appreciation Day

The 21st January is Squirrel Appreciation day (oh yes it is #squirrelappreciationday) so we thought we would gather a few fun facts: Their scientific name is Sciurus vulgaris. There are...

Lee Harkness, BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Lee Harkness graduated with BSc (Hons) in Environmental Resource Management. It was a keen interest in Geography and Managing Environmental Resources at school and a recommendation by his Geography teacher...

Lorna McCartney, HNC Countryside and Environmental Management

Lorna McCartney joined the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) Glasgow Conservation Volunteers in 2004, and did her first Thistle Camp (conservation working holiday) the following year. “I became a conservation...

Solar panels

SRUC Advent Calendar: 13th December

Climate change is driven largely by our reliance on fossil fuels. Setting fire to millions of years of stored carbon in a very short space of time is creating a...