SRUC Subjects

Forestry: Cameron McLean

Cameron McLean completed the Certificate in Forestry course at Barony Campus, and then acquired more experience working for a forestry contractor. A chance subsequently came up to apply for an...

Jenny Paterson, Countryside Management

Jenny Paterson graduated in 1998 with an Arts and Social Sciences degree and fell into a variety of office-based jobs. After being made redundant, Jenny began considering a career outdoors....

Business: Rebecca Bradley

Rebecca Bradley is currently in the final year of the BA (Hons) Rural Business Management course and is very much looking forward to graduating. Rebecca grew up on the family...

Animal Science: Clare McCafferty

Clare chose to study Applied Animal Science at SRUC with a loose plan of gaining entry into second year veterinary medicine at Glasgow University. However, after a couple of years...

Garden Design: Heath Urquhart

Heath Urquhart from New Zealand came to the UK to study Garden and Greenspace Design at SRUC from a background in farming. Plants and landscapes had always been a big...

Colin Palmer

Sowing seeds for the future

For budding horticulturist Colin Palmer, a trip to the Chelsea Flower Show has helped sow the seeds for future plans. Colin, 32, from Livingston, is currently studying for a degree...

Sustainable Development Goals

“ The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now...

Meet the College Street Students

This week is National Gardening Week and, with Gardening Scotland just one month away, it’s the perfect time to introduce the Garden Design students behind this year’s show gardens. Here we...

Veterinary CPD

Veterinary practice staff from across the North East gather at SRUC

SRUC Aberdeen Campus recently ran a very successful CPD event for vet nurses and vets from across the North East of Scotland focusing on veterinary wound management. The guest speaker...

Go Green

Go Green Week

This week is Go Green week, an annual national week of action on climate change. Countryside and Environmental Management lecturer in Aberdeen, Amy Gray offers some tips on living a more sustainable...