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Student Ambassador Q&A – Why Did You Choose Your Course?

We have been asking our Student Ambassadors a series of questions about their experiences studying at SRUC. In this video, we ask them why they chose their specific course: “I...

Student Ambassadors Q&A Session – Why SRUC?

We recently asked our Student Ambassadors a series of questions, and recorded their answers, to help you understand a bit more about SRUC and what makes studying with us great....

Horticulture with Plantsmanship Specialist Project

Specialist Project Overview by Horticulture with Plantsmanship student Rebecca Cross During the second year of Horticulture with Plantsmanship, students have the opportunity to carry out a specialist project and undertake...

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A Day in the Life of a Garden Design Student

SRUC Edinburgh Garden Design student Kristyna Andrlova shares her day with us. It’s morning! So cold it makes you want to stay in the bed all day. Then I look...

SRUC tops UK list for SME consulting income

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) provides more business value to SMEs than any other higher education institution in the UK. This is according to a new study by Universities UK that...

From Guest House to Glass House

Kristyna Andrlova previously worked as a Front Office Manager in the hospitality industry and, although she enjoyed her job, she always wanted to return to education. A love of nature...

The Joy of Indoor Plants

Horticulture lecturer Ruth Vichos shares her houseplant collection and offers some advice on how best to look after each variety. The Jungle Velvet Prayer Plant (Calathea warscewiczii) has large velvety...

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Student Profile – Terence Falla

Terrance Falla studied the NC in Horticulture with Landscape Construction at the SRUC Oatridge Campus. Here he tells us what he enjoyed most about the course and his plans since...

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Student Profile – Will Purdom

Will Purdom from Lowestoft in Suffolk decided to study Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SRUC to broaden his knowledge of the industry. “The reason for studying the course was to further...