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Kathryn’s Journey into Journalism

  SRUC alumni fill many vocational niches across the ‘natural economy’, perhaps the most well-known being farming. However, not all Agriculture graduates go on to become farmers. Kathryn Dick, who...

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My Favourite Rural Business Management Module

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management course at the Edinburgh campus. Here she tells us what her favourite module is and how...

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Sustainability in the Spirits Industry

Graeme Jarron is an Agriculture graduate from SRUC’s Aberdeen campus and is the Director of Ogilvy Spirits in Angus. He says that sustainability is an important part of the Scottish...

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Crafting Rural Business Resilience: From Gin to Hand Sanitizer

Jill Brown studied Rural Business Management at SRUC Aberdeen, and is the owner and founder of Moray Distillery, producing award-winning Scottish gin. The Covid pandemic has thrown challenges at everyone,...

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Rural Business Management Student Profile – Megan Harvey

SRUC student Megan Harvey is in her first year of the Rural Business Management degree at the Edinburgh campus. We asked Megan to tell us more about herself and why...

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Sarah-Mary Brown – From Farriery at SRUC to a Fellowship

Our NC Horsecare and NC Horsecare with racing Specialism students had a big treat this week. An online lecture in Farriery delivered by ex Oatridge student Sarah-Mary Brown. Sarah-Mary began...

Rewilding – A New Approach to Environmental Regeneration

SRUC Edinburgh Student Ambassador Liam Thorpe shares what he is enjoying most about the Environmental Management HND course and explains what effect the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland will have...

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Specialist Project Overview by Horticulture with Plantsmanship student Rebecca Cross During the second year of Horticulture with Plantsmanship, students have the opportunity to carry out a specialist project and undertake...

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Student Profile – Jillian Gordon

Jillian Gordon from Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders studied Bioscience and Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh campus before embarking on a PhD.  We asked her why she originally chose SRUC...

Elmwood Students Scale New Heights

Professional Cookery students were given a fishy challenge after a tie-up between Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and seafood business Aquascot. The two organisations initially met through the academic/industry matchmaking service...