Student Successes

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...

SRUC Gamekeeping student Baillie Robertson.

Baillie game for Canadian challenge

A gamekeeping student from SRUC Elmwood has beaten strong competition to land a job on an exclusive Canadian Island. Baillie Robertson from Dumfries, who is currently on the National Certificate...

Christina Smith in the Glasshouse

Christina Smith – Horticulture BSc

Christina was always curious about plants and the techniques and methods used to create different outcomes. Curious to learn more, Christina attended a night course at the Royal Botanic Gardens...

SRUC Student Mattias Kolborg

Mattias Kolborg – HNC Golf Course Management

Mattias Kolborg, from Gothenburg, Sweden enrolled on the SRUC Elmwood Campus HNC Golf Course Management after recommendations from friends who work as greenkeepers.  Mattias who now lives in Edinburgh, has...

Tomas Zuffa stands with a horse

Tomas Zuffa – HND Equine Studies

Tomas Zuffa travelled from his home country Slovakia, to Scotland, in order to study at SRUC. Tom is currently studying for HND in Equine Studies having achieved the Higher National...

MA Land-based Engineering: “I really contribute to all areas of the business”

Mathew Howie currently works at J T Walkers Agricultural Engineering , completing his Modern Apprenticeship with SRUC in Land-Based Engineering (Agricultural Machinery). Mathew said “I was interested in tractors from...

MA Agriculture: Practical experience is the key to success

Sine has successfully completed her Modern Apprenticeship SVQ in Agriculture and is now working towards her SVQ in Livestock at SCQF Level 6. Sine has been shortlisted for the Agriculture...

Veterinary Nurses gain invaluable experience

First year Veterinary Nursing students at  Barony shared their knowledge with an audience of school pupils, students and staff with a presentation as part of their graded unit assessment. The...

Naomi Lawson – Student Volunteering Week

Applied Animal Science 4th Year student Naomi Lawson took up a 3 month volunteering placement at Edinburgh Zoo, working in the penguin section. To celebrate Student Volunteering Week, we asked...