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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...

Craig Trewern

Craig Trewern

Craig Trewern (31) from St Andrews came to SRUC Elmwood to study Hospitality after recommendations from family and friends about the well equipped facilities and pro-active teaching team. Craig, who...

Amie Routledge at Gardening Scotland

Amie Routledge – Garden Design HND

Amie studied architecture at Newcastle University and had worked in a commercial practice for a number of years. After qualifying, Amie found that architecture failed to fulfil her creative drive...

Donald Ferguson

Donald Ferguson, BSc (HONS) Horticulture

Donald Ferguson had previously spent 7 years abroad so when he returned home he wanted to be involved in an industry away from the office environment. He was always interested...

Lisa and Iona pictured with some of Pauline’s International learners

ESOL visit from Thorntons Law

Pauline Blake- Johnston, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Co-ordinator at Elmwood campus in Cupar, recently invited local solicitors, Thorntons, to give a talk to her international learners about...

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...

Sophie in lab

Sophie Wright – Student Profile

Sophie Wright from Edinburgh discovered her passion for horticulture whilst gardening for her elderly neighbour and her family. Looking to take that passion further Sophie started at SRUC to study...