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A leaf gland under a microscope with a snowman's face

SRUC Advent Calendar: 8th December

At a time of ever-growing population and fears for future food security, now more than ever we need experts in biological sciences who can help develop agricultural systems, solve disease...

River Carron: Catchment Management

Fourth year Environment (and Erasmus) student, studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC Edinburgh, can choose Integrated Catchment Management as an elective choice. They visited the River Carron and met with...

Wind turbines

SRUC Advent Calendar: 7th December

There is a greater public awareness of environmental issues, and organisations are increasingly required to address environmental impact through legislation. World leaders have recognised that exploiting natural resources to a...

Countryside Management students out on a site visit on a wintry day

SRUC Advent Calendar: 6th December

Countryside Management is all about protecting and maintaining the natural environment and its heritage to enable access to all to enjoy it, whilst ensuring that it continues to thrive despite...

Frances Tophill

Six Amazing Careers Your SRUC Education Could Lead To

An SRUC education will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to move confidently into your chosen career. However, here are six careers you may not have considered that...

Puppies in Christmas stockings hung on a mantlepiece

SRUC Advent Calendar: 5th December

A puppy for Christmas may be the best gift you can imagine. A puppy will grow and so will its love for you – a lifetime companion. Not a gift...

Christmas Gift Guide

We aren’t endorsing these products or suppliers in any way, but at SRUC we have spent an enjoyable lunch hour seeking out some of the more interesting and quirky gift...

An Elmwood Golf branded golf ball made to look like a snowman and a golf putter.

SRUC Advent Calendar: 4th December

The golf industry is vitally important to Scotland’s economy, and at SRUC Elmwood you can study in a variety of areas of golf – greenkeeping and turf maintenance, golf club...

Two horses standing in a paddock with a festive wreath on the fence

SRUC Advent Calendar: 3rd December

Equestrianism is a diverse and family friendly sport that is a popular and a healthy activity for all ages. The equine industry is thriving. Equine businesses include riding schools, livery...

Christmas Tree in America

Christmas Tree dressing day

Today is officially Christmas Tree dressing day. That means you can pull the old synthetic tree and decorations out of the attic/cupboard or get a real tree* to bring home...