Work-based Learning

Grow Careers Event Review by Becky Cross

SRUC Student Ambassador Becky Cross attended the Grow Careers Event at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on 21st November. Here she writes her account of the day. The annual Grow...

Jennifer Wright

Zen and the Art of Gardening

A one-year Horticulture course at Scotland’s Rural College helped clarify Jennifer Wright’s career path – and her love of studying. Jennifer, 24, from Fife, initially chose to study Horticulture at...

Winners at LANTRA awards ceremony

Scottish Apprenticeships Week Ends On a High

Last night’s awards ceremony saw SRUC pick up six winners prizes and a raft of runners up at the Hydro in Dunblane. The glitzy evening was kicked off by well...

David Murdoch

Scottish Apprenticeship Week – Daniel Murdoch

When Daniel Murdoch left school he decided to volunteer at two local golf courses to gain work experience before going to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to do a full-time Greenkeeping...

Erica next to tractor

Scottish Apprenticeship Week- Erica Taylor

Erica Taylor- Agriculture- crops Erica joined SRUC at the start of the harvest in 2017, her work, in a very male-dominated workplace was inspiring to those around her and she...

SRUCSA President

SRUC’s annual careers event a big success

Scotland’s Rural College recently hosted a successful careers event at its Ayr campus. The event attracted 620 students attending from SRUC’s six regional campuses and pupils from local high schools....

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Celebrating SRUC’s Apprentices for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

This week is Scottish Apprenticeships week and to mark this, we will be telling the story of our apprentices, from Engineering to Horticulture. To kick us off is Nathan Allardyce, a...

MA Land-based Engineering: “I really contribute to all areas of the business”

Mathew Howie currently works at J T Walkers Agricultural Engineering , completing his Modern Apprenticeship with SRUC in Land-Based Engineering (Agricultural Machinery). Mathew said “I was interested in tractors from...

MA Agriculture: Practical experience is the key to success

Sine has successfully completed her Modern Apprenticeship SVQ in Agriculture and is now working towards her SVQ in Livestock at SCQF Level 6. Sine has been shortlisted for the Agriculture...