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Gerard O'Brien

Book Week Scotland

For Book Week Scotland we asked staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College to tell us about a book that they love. We start the week with a brilliant recommendation...

Jennifer Cadger

No Business Like Sow Business

Jennifer Cadger is a lecturer in Rural Business Management for Year 1 students at SRUC in Edinburgh. Cultivate caught up with her to find out more about her role and what...

Ayr Librarian

Libraries Gave Us Power

In the last of our profiles for Libraries Week, we spoke with Mark who works in the library at the SRUC Ayr campus. Introduce yourself I’m Mark, bookworm, husband and...

Rory Aberdeen

Profile of an Aberdeen Librarian

In the second part of our profiles for Libraries Week we speak with SRUC Aberdeen librarian Rory MacLeod. Introduce yourself Hello! I’m Rory MacLeod and I’ve been campus librarian for...

James Ripley Librarian

The Talented Dr. Ripley – Interview With The Librarian

It’s Libraries Week (8th – 13th October 2018) this week and to celebrate we wanted to show off some of our amazing librarians here at SRUC. James Ripley is the...

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...