Sustainability

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...

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...

Organic Farming Study Tour

Students on the distance learning PGDip/MSc Organic Farming course visited some of the UK’s leading organic producers – including Prince Charles’ Duchy Farm – on their recent study tour.  ...

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...

Livestock Production Students Explore Innovative Technology

    A mix of 3rd year Agriculture and Rural Business Management students, from Aberdeen campus, visited SRUC’s Easter Howgate research farm as part of their Livestock Production Systems module....

SRUC graduates on course for great things

A commis chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant, a national park ranger at Hadrian’s Wall and a greenkeeper at a Ryder Cup golf course are just some of the exciting roles landed...

The importance of food security

With it being World Food Day, our Principal and Chief Executive Professor Wayne Powell has taken some time to share his thoughts about the importance of food security.