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Hospitality

Elmwood Students Scale New Heights

Professional Cookery students were given a fishy challenge after a tie-up between Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and seafood business Aquascot. The two organisations initially met through the academic/industry matchmaking service...

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...

A Rising Star

Hospitality student Sara-Jayne Strachan returned to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) ten years after gaining an HNC in Professional Cookery. Sara-Jayne, 30, who is also known as Salsa, is now graduating...

Hannah Beattie

Playing with knives

Former nursing student switches to cooking after eyesight diagnosis When Hannah Beattie was diagnosed as partially-sighted she was forced to give up her plans to qualify as a nurse and...

Gordon

Taste of Success

Professional Cookery student graduates from SRUC Professional Cookery student Gordon Cronshaw is enjoying the taste of success after completing an HNC at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The 19-year-old from Edinburgh...

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses...

Diners at Themes Training Restaurant

Fresh New Look at Themes Restaurant

Themes Restaurant has undergone a makeover during the summer and is now open for lunchtime bookings. The restaurant, on the top floor of the main building at Elmwood, is run...

Catherine Devaney, Level 2 Diploma Professional Cookery student

Catherine Devaney – Professional Cookery

Catherine Devaney started her professional life as a lawyer in Edinburgh, but after moving to Fife and falling in love with the surroundings, she made a slight career change and...