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Edinburgh zoo representatives

Walk on the wild side

Students are set to take a walk on the wild side following a collaboration between Scotland’s Rural College and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Classes could use immersive...

A fresh start for busy mum Catriona

Catriona Hawthorn, 41 from Ayr, is a mum of 3, who prior to starting her HND Countryside Management at the Riverside Campus in Ayr, had various part-time jobs, “ I...

MSP Emma Harper with students

Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to...

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...

Jennifer Cadger

No Business Like Sow Business

Jennifer Cadger is a lecturer in Rural Business Management for Year 1 students at SRUC in Edinburgh. Cultivate caught up with her to find out more about her role and what...

vet nursing students with tortoise and cow

All Creatures Great and Small

We have become one of only two institutions in Scotland – and only ten in the UK – to offer a degree in Veterinary Nursing. Welcoming our first intake next...

RAF Carpet display in Cupar

Students’ RAF floral display is a soaring achievement

Elmwood Campus created a stunning display to recognise and celebrate 100 years of the RAF and the work of RAFA (Royal Air Force Association) and their work in the community....

Sarah Scott - Equine student at SRUC Oatridge.

Sarah Scott – Horse Care

Sarah Scott, 25 had a previous  career as a housekeeper/waitress before changing her path to study equine with us at Oatridge. Sarah aspires to get a job in the equine industry, and...

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...