Student Life

Lantra Learner of the Year Award Winner Sine Soszka receives her award from host Dougie Vipond

Fantastic harvest at the Lantra Awards 2018

Nine Scotland’s Rural College students received recognition at the land-based and aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards. Held by Lantra Scotland at Dunblane Hydro, he evening included a welcome and...

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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: https://www.saas.gov.uk/_forms/funding_guide.pdf For more information on...

It’s Carrot Day!

The 4th April is International Carrot Day so here’s our celebration of one of Britain’s favourite vegetables. Did you know, one carrot gives you the energy for 10-15 minutes of...

L-R, Mike Clark, SRUC Elmwood lecturer, award-winner Alistair Morrison and James MacBeath, Head Greenkeeper at Brora Golf Club.

Alistair Morrison – BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the year

Alastair Morrison, the Head Greenkeeper of Durness Golf Club in Caithness, Scotland, recently won the prestigious BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, which recognises up and coming talent...

A concept sketch of A Wee Natural Gallery

A Wee Natural Gallery

Hot on the heels of last year’s multiple award-winning show garden Hortus Homicida, the 2018 Garden Design students are back at Gardening Scotland this year with their entry entitled “A...

Freshwater field trip

Second year students studying the HND or BSc/BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus can be seen here visiting the River Almond as part of their Freshwater Environment...

SRUC Gamekeeping student Baillie Robertson.

Baillie game for Canadian challenge

A gamekeeping student from SRUC Elmwood has beaten strong competition to land a job on an exclusive Canadian Island. Baillie Robertson from Dumfries, who is currently on the National Certificate...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

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Reuben’s bear

Rueben Ellicot is currently on the Advanced Certificate in Forestry course at Barony Campus, and decided to have a go at some chainsaw carving. “After taking up Forestry as a...

Buffalo Farm Trip

On the 16th of February the Agricultural Society of SRUC (Organiser: Charlotte Mortimer, first year student) went to the Buffalo Farm in Fife. Farm owner and SRUC Alumnus Steve Mitchell...