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T Falla

Student Profile – Terence Falla

Terrance Falla studied the NC in Horticulture with Landscape Construction at the SRUC Oatridge Campus. Here he tells us what he enjoyed most about the course and his plans since...

Lawrence Martin: A different track

Despite not coming from a farming background, Lawrence Martin always dreamed of working in agriculture. He studied for an HNC in Agriculture at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) before going on...

Lee McPherson

Lee McPherson – photo shoots to new roots

Photographer-turned-gardener Lee McPherson jumped at the opportunity to increase his horticultural knowledge when his employer, East Lothian Council, offered him the chance to do a course in Parks, Gardens and...

Greig Lambie

Greig Lambie – Engineering Apprentice

Greig Lambie decided to do a Modern Apprenticeship in Land-Based Engineering (Agricultural Machinery) because he was interested in developing his skills in the industry. “I’ve always been interested in the...

Fraser Baillie

Fraser Baillie, Modern Apprentice

Fraser undertook a Modern Apprenticeship at Bryson Tractors in Lanark. Fraser is from a farming background and was involved in agricultural machinery from a very young age as his family...

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...