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Think Bright on Bonfire Night

A personal guide to a safe Guy Fawkes night. Sparklers Wear gloves – this will significantly reduce your risk of being burnt from sparkler sparks.   Only light 1 sparkler...

SRUC’s Olympic Curlers

The British Olympic Association’s announcement of the Team GB Men’s Curling Team for the Winter Olympics includes three SRUC alumni and one current student. The British men’s team led by...

Reptile Awareness Day

Meet Randall the Rankins Dragon Randall is a 5 year old inhabitant of the Animal Care Unit at the Aberdeen Campus. He is best known amongst students and staff for...

Joanna Foubister receives her award

Joanna the ‘Farming Hero’

Joanna Foubister, a student here at SRUC, has been hailed a “British Farming Hero” for helping to draw attention to the issue of mental wellbeing in agriculture. Along with colleagues...

typical day in the life of an animal care student

A week in the life of an Animal Care Student

Two of our students Morgan Curtis and Megan Bruce give an insight into a week in the life of an Animal Care student. A day consists of 4 classes from...

Craibstone Cake Off

Craibstone Cake Off With National Baking Week kicking off, 3rd year Agricultural student from the Aberdeen campus, Aimee Budge, grabbed the opportunity to host a bake sale. Aimee enlisted the help of...

Jaoa Monteino, an HNC countryside management student in the current forest area practising bush skills.

Students Determined to Find Funding for New Community Site

A group of HND and HNC Countryside and Environment Management students are determined to source funding for their exciting community development. Stewart Hardie, former HND Countryside and Environmental Management student,...

Abbie Gibson with miniature pony

Abbie Gibson HND Animal Care

Abbie Gibson started with SRUC on the NC Animal Care and progressed the whole way up to HND, but before she decided what she wanted to do she took a...

Why study Animal Care? Here’s what our students are hoping to do with their knowledge and experience…

We asked our Animal Care students what they would like to do with their qualifications once they have completed their course, and the results are rather lovely:   Animal Behaviourist,...