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SRUC Advent Calendar: 2nd December

Working on a farm is not your typical 9-5 desk job, the exact opposite actually. It takes commitment with early mornings, late nights and weekend work. It requires attention all...

Highland cow in a Santa hat

SRUC Advent Calendar: 1st December

Agriculture has the single greatest influence on our landscape. The agricultural industry is primarily concerned with the production of basic foodstuffs on farms, but also includes the supply industry for...

AGRISCOT 2017 - for QMS.

Students learn on the hoof at AgriScot

Eight HNC Agriculture students were chosen to participate in a demonstration that highlighted the importance and benefits of regularly weighing cattle at the recent AgriScot event, sponsored by Quality Meat...

Alison Hosie with Horse in field

Alison Hosie HND Equine Studies

  After working for several years in small animal roles I knew I wanted to return to working with horses. I felt that enrolling on the HNC Equine Studies course...

Students from SRUC Elmwood and representatives from BASC and Scotland's Natural Larder in the Themes Training Restaurant at SRUC Elmwood

Field to Fork

Gamekeeping and Hospitality students from Elmwood recently took part in the Scotland’s Natural Larder Field to Fork competition.  The event, run by Scotland’s Natural Larder and BASC, saw students...

Organic Farming Study Tour

Students on the distance learning PGDip/MSc Organic Farming course visited some of the UK’s leading organic producers – including Prince Charles’ Duchy Farm – on their recent study tour.  ...

Meet a BA (Hons) Rural Business Management Graduate

    Jennifer Jeffrey graduated with a BA (Hons) Rural Business Management in June 2016. Between 3rd & 4th year, Jennifer gained a 3 month placement with CKD Galbraith which...

forestry students create path

Certificate in Forestry students make Barony a safer place!

After a lorry coming into the campus clipped the dyke and knocked part of it down, the forestry students took the opportunity to create a second path to save people...

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UCAS personal statements

When filling out your UCAS application, there’s one part of the process that can make or break your application – the personal statement. via GIPHY The personal statement is a...

Monopoly Money

Financial Awareness

Christmas can be an expensive time of year with gifts, travel, decorations and celebrations so here are some top tips to avoid spending too much of your precious student loan!...