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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...

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Student Profile – Veronika Svatosova

Veronika from the Czech Republic chose to study Garden Design at Scotland’s Rural College because the course offered the perfect fusion of her two passions – nature and art. “After...

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Student Profile – Caroline Smith

Applied Animal Science student Caroline Smith focused her Honours degree project on the views of cat owners in relation to cat health. With the invaluable help of SRUC, and utilising...