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Amy M

My Honours Project by Amy McLuckie

Applied Animal Science student and now SRUCSA Co-President Amy McLuckie focused her honours project on the effects of environmental enrichment on piglet behaviour. Amy was recently nominated for the first...

Phillip Day

Why I Chose the MSc in Organic Farming by Philip Day

Philip Day has been studying the MSc in Organic Farming since 2018 in order to open up new opportunities, “I started the MSc in 2018, aged 55 and with many...

New Student Ambassador for Wildlife & Conservation at Ayr

A warm welcome to another new student ambassador for the Riverside, Ayr campus. Harley tells us a little about himself here: Hi, my name is Harley Mathieson. I am studying for...

Dyslexia and Higher Education by Jillian Gordon

As it is dyslexia awareness week, I thought it would be a sensible time to share with you all my story of dyslexia. Dyslexia was first discussed with me when...

Declan H

From Cooking Up Sauces to Protecting Natural Resources

Declan Harper previously worked as a chef, working in various kitchens and pubs in and around Edinburgh but decided to change his path and is now studying Environment Management at SRUC...

From Guest House to Glass House

Kristyna Andrlova previously worked as a Front Office Manager in the hospitality industry and, although she enjoyed her job, she always wanted to return to education. A love of nature...

Vet Nurse Extends Caring Hand to People

An Ayrshire veterinary nursing student has extended her caring skills to people during the coronavirus pandemic. Rachel Liddell, 20, from North Ayrshire, is studying for a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary...

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh Tiffany has been awarded a first-class honours degree in Rural Business Management – and has landed a job as an Agricultural...

Katie Insch, BA (Hons) Rural Business Management

Katie Insch, 2:1 BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Aberdeen A new entrant to farming, Katie has worked her way up from an HNC to an Honours degree – as well...

kareem

Kaleem Shaikh, BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh

Kaleem Shaikh, 2:1 BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh Despite suffering from health issues, Kaleem has worked his way through the system, starting with an NC Agriculture at Oatridge and completing a...