Landscape

One student in five wants to run own business

 Horticulture and Landscaping survey sheds light on students’ big dreams. One student in five wants to run their own business. That’s the finding of SRUC’s career aspiration survey filled in...

Michael Clark, NC Horticulture and SVQ Level3 Parks, Gardens and Green spaces graduate.

Michael Clark – Horticulture

Michael Clark, a mature student from Milton of Balgonie, recently started his own business after completing NC Horticulture and SVQ Level3 Parks, Gardens and Green spaces, and winning the class...

Donald Ferguson

Donald Ferguson, BSc (HONS) Horticulture

Donald Ferguson had previously spent 7 years abroad so when he returned home he wanted to be involved in an industry away from the office environment. He was always interested...

What you will need SRUC wildflower mix

Grow Your Career

If you attended the Grow Your Careers event at the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens today you may have picked up a packet of SRUC Wildflower Seeds. Find out the benefits of ...

CABEC group photo 2018

CABEC

Construction and Built Environment Challenge – CABEC On Thursday 11th January, ten schools from across Edinburgh and the Lothians arrived at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange ready and eager to compete...

Three variations of Poinsettias

SRUC Advent Calendar: 12th December

Did you know that December 12th is Poinsettia day? The day marks the death of J.R. Poinsett, an American botanist who sent cutting of the poinsettia plant he discovered in southern Mexico...

A wintry landscape scene

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 10th

I am dreaming of a white Christmas… Are you? 1 in 6 Christmases in Scotland are white Christmases. And I personally love it.  It contributes to the overall atmosphere at...

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,...