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SRUC Edinburgh Student FAQs

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares advice and useful links for support and campus information for SRUC Edinburgh students, whether you are starting with us in September or you’re a current...

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Horticultural Practices at Home

SRUC student Kristyna Andrlova is in her first year of the Garden Design course at the Edinburgh campus. During lockdown, Kristyna has been making use of the spaces available at...

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Digging the Horticultural Practices Module

Horticulture with Plantsmanship student Anna Ciborowska shares her excitement at being able to take part in practical work as part of the Horticulture Practices module at the Royal Botanic Gardens...

A SRUCcessful Farming Business

SRUC Edinburgh PhD student Jillian Gordon introduces us to Hillhead of Covington, a family run business with an SRUC connection. Hillhead of Covington is a dairy farm milking 400 Holstein...

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My Favourite Rural Business Management Module

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management course at the Edinburgh campus. Here she tells us what her favourite module is and how...

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Rural Business Management Student Profile – Megan Harvey

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management degree at the Edinburgh campus. We asked Megan to tell us more about herself and why...

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Sarah-Mary Brown – From Farriery at SRUC to a Fellowship

Our NC Horsecare and NC Horsecare with racing Specialism students had a big treat this week. An online lecture in Farriery delivered by ex Oatridge student Sarah-Mary Brown. Sarah-Mary began...

Rewilding – A New Approach to Environmental Regeneration

SRUC Edinburgh Student Ambassador Liam Thorpe shares what he is enjoying most about the Environmental Management HND course and explains what effect the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland will have...

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Student Profile – Jillian Gordon

Jillian Gordon from Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders studied Bioscience and Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh campus before embarking on a PhD.  We asked her why she originally chose SRUC...

Elmwood Students Scale New Heights

Professional Cookery students were given a fishy challenge after a tie-up between Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and seafood business Aquascot. The two organisations initially met through the academic/industry matchmaking service...