Postgraduate

orla shortall

Do Cows Belong in Fields?

When Orla Shortall applied to study for a Masters degree in ecological economics at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), she was hoping it would lead to a job in the environmental...

Stephen Meredith

Best in Class

Coming from a background in agriculture and land management policy, Stephen Meredith was looking to develop his knowledge of organic farming. The 35-year-old from Ballylinan, Co Laois, Ireland, chose to...

Countryside Management Course Video

Staff and students studying Countryside Management at SRUC talk about their course and subject area. Find out more about the course by visiting our website.

Opening doors to the agriculture industry, and progressing within the field

Joanna Foubister is a Trainee Agricultural Consultant at the SAC Consulting Office in Stonehaven. “I applied to study SRUC’s MSc Agricultural Professional Practice after deciding I wanted to pursue a career...

MSc Induction Study Tour 2018

New students embarking on our taught postgraduate courses at the Edinburgh campus spent their first couple of days on a study tour, staying overnight at SRUC’s Wigwam Accommodation in Tyndrum....

Gareth Austin

Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

MSc Organic Farming Student Jo Is Blooming Marvellous

  Jo Wright, a student on the MSc Organic Farming programme is the founder of Organic Blooms, the first Soil Association certified Flower Farm and is passionate about educating the consumer on the...

Amber Jardine

Amber Jardine – Change your path

Amber Jardine, originally from Dallas, enrolled on the HND Countryside Management course at SRUC after holding high powered positions at the Bank of America in Texas and more recently at...

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate Bursary

Craig Simpson –  Recipient -Case Study Craig Simpson, who lives and works on the family farm in Dirleton, East Lothian, talks about how winning the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Post-Graduate...