Student Life

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...

Sports Day 1

SRUCSA Sports Day at Oatridge

On 23th May 2018, SRUCSA organised it’s first ever Sports Day. The event was held at SRUC Oatridge Campus during lunchtime and was supported by the Sports and Activities Officer...

Andrew Neilson

Young Farmer of the Year

The inaugural Young Farmer of the Year award turned out to be a six-way battle of SRUC alumni. Andrew Neilson, who gained an NC in land-based engineering from the Barony...

Ailidh Reid, BSc Countryside Management Graduate 2018

Ailidh Reed – SRUCcess

Ailidh Reid graduated this year with a BSc (Hons) Countryside Management from SRUC Ayr, and factors this as the primary reason for being successful in securing the role of a...

Let’s clear the air

Clean air day (21st June) seems a good day to highlight the contribution SRUC is making to the Farming for a Better Climate programme. Farming for a Better Climate (FFBC)...

Bric-A-Brac Beach Balcony Garden

Gardening Scotland Pop-Up gardens

Along with our show garden A Wee Natural Gallery, students from all of our horticulture-teaching campuses (Edinburgh, Elmwood and Oatridge) produced stunning pop-up gardens to display at Gardening Scotland. All...

What is Kokedama?

SRUC students and staff had a great time at Gardening Scotland recently helping members of the public make beautiful Kokedama – Japanese moss balls. Small plants have their root balls wrapped...

Kobus Stander

Engage with Eat Play Love

SRUC Horticulture student Kobus Stander is part of the Eat Play Love team who will be displaying a pop-up garden at this weekend’s Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre...

Bric-A-Brac Balcony Beach Garden

SRUC Horticulture student Shaun Dowse will be displaying at Gardening Scotland with his pop-up garden titled Bric-A-Brac Balcony Beach Garden. Cultivate found out more about the inspiration behind the garden...