Change your path

Alicja Kaczmarczyk, Environmental Management

Alicja Kaczmarczyk, originally from Poland, came to SRUC to study Environmental Management. As a mature student with a long break from full time education, the decision to change career path...

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...

Alan Linton - SRUC Barony Veterinary Nursing student

Alan Linton – Vet Nursing

Alan Linton, 32, worked on his family’s fishing boat for many years before changing his path to study HND Veterinary Nursing at SRUC Barony. Alan is now enjoying the challenge of...

Stuart Hynds – Vet Nursing

Stuart Hynds worked in retail since finishing school but has always had a passion for animals. After he helped an injured owl he realised he wanted to follow what he...

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...

Christina Smith in the Glasshouse

Christina Smith – Horticulture BSc

Christina was always curious about plants and the techniques and methods used to create different outcomes. Curious to learn more, Christina attended a night course at the Royal Botanic Gardens...

SRUC Student Mattias Kolborg

Mattias Kolborg – HNC Golf Course Management

Mattias Kolborg, from Gothenburg, Sweden enrolled on the SRUC Elmwood Campus HNC Golf Course Management after recommendations from friends who work as greenkeepers.  Mattias who now lives in Edinburgh, has...

Tomas Zuffa stands with a horse

Tomas Zuffa – HND Equine Studies

Tomas Zuffa travelled from his home country Slovakia, to Scotland, in order to study at SRUC. Tom is currently studying for HND in Equine Studies having achieved the Higher National...

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...