Student Successes

cameron wins award

Cameron wins Engineering Learner of the Year

Cameron Howie, a student at Barony studying his Modern Apprenticeship in Land-based Engineering, and working for John H McNae Ltd has won the Engineering Learner of the Year at the...

MSc Organic Farming Student Jo Is Blooming Marvellous

  Jo Wright, a student on the MSc Organic Farming programme is the founder of Organic Blooms, the first Soil Association certified Flower Farm and is passionate about educating the consumer on the...

Aberdeen Agriculture Student in Pinnacle Awards Final

  A huge congratulations to our very own Ag3 student Kerry Cartwright who has reached the finals of the Farmers Club Pinnacle Awards. The awards, which are now in their...

Lantra Learner of the Year Award Winner Sine Soszka receives her award from host Dougie Vipond

Fantastic harvest at the Lantra Awards 2018

Nine Scotland’s Rural College students received recognition at the land-based and aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards. Held by Lantra Scotland at Dunblane Hydro, he evening included a welcome and...

James Bamkin, SRUC Learner Engagement Officer, on a canoe

James Bamkin – Countryside Management

James Bamkin, a man whose career at SRUC has been illustrious – student, class rep, SRUCSA President and now Learner Engagement Officer, started his journey with a degree in fashion...

Alan Linton - SRUC Barony Veterinary Nursing student

Alan Linton – Vet Nursing

Alan Linton, 32, worked on his family’s fishing boat for many years before changing his path to study HND Veterinary Nursing at SRUC Barony. Alan is now enjoying the challenge of...

L-R, Mike Clark, SRUC Elmwood lecturer, award-winner Alistair Morrison and James MacBeath, Head Greenkeeper at Brora Golf Club.

Alistair Morrison – BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the year

Alastair Morrison, the Head Greenkeeper of Durness Golf Club in Caithness, Scotland, recently won the prestigious BIGGA Young Greenkeeper of the Year Award 2018, which recognises up and coming talent...

Stuart Hynds – Vet Nursing

Stuart Hynds worked in retail since finishing school but has always had a passion for animals. After he helped an injured owl he realised he wanted to follow what he...

A concept sketch of A Wee Natural Gallery

A Wee Natural Gallery

Hot on the heels of last year’s multiple award-winning show garden Hortus Homicida, the 2018 Garden Design students are back at Gardening Scotland this year with their entry entitled “A...

Toby Ross, SRUC Edinburgh Rural Business Management student

Toby Ross – Rural Management

Toby Ross, 34, changed his path from working in marketing and broadcasting to study HND Rural Business Management with us at SRUC Edinburgh. Speaking of his career before his time...