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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...

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...

Mental Health Awareness Week: Combatting stress

We’ve put together a video featuring tips on how to combat stress, in support of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Chloe Donald Alumna

You Deserve Happiness and Health

Today is the start of Mental Health Awareness Week; a week to promote good mental health for all and encourage conversation about the importance of talking about your mental wellbeing. To...

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SAAS Funding Guide 2018-2019

It’s that time of year again where the SAAS has updated its funding guide for the academic year ahead. Find and download the full guide here: https://www.saas.gov.uk/_forms/funding_guide.pdf For more information on...

James Bamkin, SRUC Learner Engagement Officer, on a canoe

James Bamkin – Countryside Management

James Bamkin, a man whose career at SRUC has been illustrious – student, class rep, SRUCSA President and now Learner Engagement Officer, started his journey with a degree in fashion...

Toby Ross, SRUC Edinburgh Rural Business Management student

Toby Ross – Rural Management

Toby Ross, 34, changed his path from working in marketing and broadcasting to study HND Rural Business Management with us at SRUC Edinburgh. Speaking of his career before his time...

Think Green Whilst You Spring Clean

If January resolutions weren’t a big enough shake up, here comes national Spring Cleaning day! Everyone has that one pile. The pile that builds up on the spare dining room...

Naomi Lawson – Student Volunteering Week

Applied Animal Science 4th Year student Naomi Lawson took up a 3 month volunteering placement at Edinburgh Zoo, working in the penguin section. To celebrate Student Volunteering Week, we asked...