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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...


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: 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...