Student Successes

Andy Sneddon: Changed career and haven’t looked back!

Andy decided to retire from a career in chemical regulations to get qualified in horticulture and landscaping with the aim of starting up his own small business. He chose to...

Equine Studies: Emily Stewart

Emily Stewart is studying an HND in Equine Studies at SRUC’s Oatridge campus. Emily came to us with a keen interest in horses and chose SRUC because of its renowned,...

Professional Golf: Peter Arnott

Peter Arnott, originally a project manager in IT, completed the HND in Professional Golf in 2009 at the Elmwood campus before embarking on a degree in Performance Golf at the...

Kyle McClung, Golf Management

Kyle McClung, who lives in Alva and is a greenkeeper at Gleneagles, completed the NC Greenkeeping at SRUC’s Elmwood campus and is now close to completing the HNC Golf Management...

Forestry: Cameron McLean

Cameron McLean completed the Certificate in Forestry course at Barony Campus, and then acquired more experience working for a forestry contractor. A chance subsequently came up to apply for an...

Jenny Paterson, Countryside Management

Jenny Paterson graduated in 1998 with an Arts and Social Sciences degree and fell into a variety of office-based jobs. After being made redundant, Jenny began considering a career outdoors....

Business: Rebecca Bradley

Rebecca Bradley is currently in the final year of the BA (Hons) Rural Business Management course and is very much looking forward to graduating. Rebecca grew up on the family...

Animal Science: Clare McCafferty

Clare chose to study Applied Animal Science at SRUC with a loose plan of gaining entry into second year veterinary medicine at Glasgow University. However, after a couple of years...

Animal Care: Sarah Stuart

Sarah Stuart previously studied for an HND in Advertising and PR but after graduation, she realised that she had no real passion or motivation for working in the field of...

Agriculture: Caitlin Ross

Upon finishing high school, Caitlin took the chance to gain valuable work experience in agriculture before enrolling at SRUC’s Oatridge campus. Having been interested in the industry from a young...