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Rural Business Management Student Profile – Megan Harvey

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management degree at the Edinburgh campus. We asked Megan to tell us more about herself and why...

Georgina MacMillan – why I chose Agriculture

Georgina is 17 and from the highlands. Before she joined Barony she was studying at Ullapool high school.  She is currently on the National Certificate in Agriculture.  She tells us...

Rewilding – A New Approach to Environmental Regeneration

SRUC Edinburgh Student Ambassador Liam Thorpe shares what he is enjoying most about the Environmental Management HND course and explains what effect the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland will have...

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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Student Profile – Jillian Gordon

Jillian Gordon from Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders studied Bioscience and Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh campus before embarking on a PhD.  We asked her why she originally chose SRUC...

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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...

Why I chose a Modern Apprenticeship in Agriculture

Andrew Campbell is 16 years old and lives on a farm in Whithorn, which is a 400 acre mixed farm, with  220 sucklers, 160 ewes including 40 pedigree Texels and...

Nature Can Beat Lockdown – Michael McLaughlin

During my first year of studies with SRUC on the BSc Wildlife and Conservation course, the world has been gripped by the coronavirus pandemic and everyone has had to spend...

SRUC Elmwood Countryside Management Student diary : Day 2

Wednesday 4th November Today our morning lecture was cancelled which meant my class got to have a lie in (a rare occurrence!). The only lecture we had was at 1pm...

Heather Lawson, Student Ambassador

SRUC Elmwood countryside management student diary : Day 1

Join Heather, our Countryside Management Student and Elmwood Student Ambassador, as she describes the study trips and activities that she’s enjoyed on her course so far.   Tuesday November 3rd...