Student Successes

Blair Hershaw

First Class Effort

A change of direction proved to be just what Environmental Resource Management student Blair Hershaw needed after dropping out of his first degree. The 24-year-old from Dunfermline, Fife, has graduated...

Kayoko

Big in Japan

Garden and Greenspace Design graduate lays down new roots in Edinburgh Garden and Greenspace Design graduate Kayoko Takezawa comes from a long line of horticulturalists in Japan – but now...

From Beauty to Beasts

An agriculture student who started her career as a beauty therapist has graduated with a first class honours degree in Agriculture from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). Mum-of-two Katie Dubarry, who...

California Dreamin’

Stirlingshire student excels with ‘deep learning’ California is famously the home of Silicon Valley, but a young woman from the Sunshine State’s tiny Scottish namesake is making a technological impact...

James orr

From Afghanistan to Ayr

Chapelton student swaps army for agriculture After growing up on a beef and sheep farm in South Lanarkshire, James Orr initially decided against a career in agriculture and joined the...

Hannah Beattie

Playing with knives

Former nursing student switches to cooking after eyesight diagnosis When Hannah Beattie was diagnosed as partially-sighted she was forced to give up her plans to qualify as a nurse and...

Gordon

Taste of Success

Professional Cookery student graduates from SRUC Professional Cookery student Gordon Cronshaw is enjoying the taste of success after completing an HNC at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The 19-year-old from Edinburgh...

Groomed for Success

When Emily Stewart started studying for an Advanced Certificate in Horse Care at Scotland’s Rural College, she planned to leave at the end of the year-long course to get a...

Cream of the crop

East Lothian student graduates from Scotland’s Rural College East Lothian student Craig Simpson is one of the first students to graduate with a Masters degree in Agricultural Professional Practice from...

Business students surveying their future

After completing their degree studies in Rural Business Management at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus the class of 2019 are all now taking up graduate-level employment or continuing their studies at Master’s...