Student Successes

Catherine Devaney, Level 2 Diploma Professional Cookery student

Catherine Devaney – Professional Cookery

Catherine Devaney started her professional life as a lawyer in Edinburgh, but after moving to Fife and falling in love with the surroundings, she made a slight career change and...

Jo King holding a small bat

Jo King – BSc Hons Countryside Management graduate of 2018

Congratulations to Jo King, who after graduating with BSc Hons in Countryside Management from Ayr Campus, is going on to do great things in her new job. Jo will be...

Simon in China

Simon Gibson-Poole – Environmental Resource Management

Simon Gibson-Poole went from a career as a code developer in IT to a researcher in remote sensing and geographical information systems after studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC. Tell us...

Gareth Austin

Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

Sports Day 1

SRUCSA Sports Day at Oatridge

On 23th May 2018, SRUCSA organised it’s first ever Sports Day. The event was held at SRUC Oatridge Campus during lunchtime and was supported by the Sports and Activities Officer...

Andrew Neilson

Young Farmer of the Year

The inaugural Young Farmer of the Year award turned out to be a six-way battle of SRUC alumni. Andrew Neilson, who gained an NC in land-based engineering from the Barony...

Ailidh Reid, BSc Countryside Management Graduate 2018

Ailidh Reed – SRUCcess

Ailidh Reid graduated this year with a BSc (Hons) Countryside Management from SRUC Ayr, and factors this as the primary reason for being successful in securing the role of a...

students with awards

Students awarded at prizegiving ceremony

Hardworking students have been presented with certificates and prizes at the annual awards ceremony at Barony Campus in front of an audience of friends and family. More than 30 prizes were...

Sarah Scott - Equine student at SRUC Oatridge.

Sarah Scott – Horse Care

Sarah Scott, 25 had a previous  career as a housekeeper/waitress before changing her path to study equine with us at Oatridge. Sarah aspires to get a job in the equine industry, and...

Bric-A-Brac Beach Balcony Garden

Gardening Scotland Pop-Up gardens

Along with our show garden A Wee Natural Gallery, students from all of our horticulture-teaching campuses (Edinburgh, Elmwood and Oatridge) produced stunning pop-up gardens to display at Gardening Scotland. All...