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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...

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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...

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Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming

Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming (Pass with Distinction) – Aberdeen via distance learning Jennifer, who made a career change from music to organic horticulture, graduated top of her class despite...

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science (pass with merit) – Ayr via distance learning Diane Tanner, who lives on a smallholding near Brecon in South Wales, has just graduated with...

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Andy Robinson, First Class BSc (Hons) Agriculture, Edinburgh

Andy has graduated with a first-class honours degree in Agriculture despite suffering from mental health problems. He was also awarded the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland Silver Medal...

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Alexander Paterson, first-class BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Alexander Paterson has graduated with a first-class honours degree in Environmental Resource Management. “An important lesson I have learnt during the past four years is that any problem can be...

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Student Profile – Caroline Vincent

Originally an ERASMUS student at SRUC, Caroline Vincent from Paris continued her studies at SRUC Edinburgh on the Environmental Resource Management degrees course. Here, Caroline explains why she chose SRUC...

Student Profile – Maria Stanisz

Maria from Poland came from a background in horticulture and for years worked in a garden centre before deciding to change her career path. “I put a lot of thought...

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Student Profile – Will Purdom

Will Purdom from Lowestoft in Suffolk decided to study Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SRUC to broaden his knowledge of the industry. “The reason for studying the course was to further...