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Chris Smillie

Unknown Pleasures Of Countryside Management

Chris Smillie is a lecturer in Countryside and Environment at SRUC Oatridge; we found out more about what led him in to teaching at SRUC and what his passions are...

Gretna Hedgehog

Jarlath Flynn’s Amazing ‘Gretna HedgeHog’ Photo

SRUC’s very own Jarlath Flynn took the internet by storm today with his incredible photo of a Starling Murmuration. His photo, which features around 60,000 starlings took the shape of...

Gerard O'Brien

Book Week Scotland

For Book Week Scotland we asked staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College to tell us about a book that they love. We start the week with a brilliant recommendation...

Jennifer Cadger

No Business Like Sow Business

Jennifer Cadger is a lecturer in Rural Business Management for Year 1 students at SRUC in Edinburgh. Cultivate caught up with her to find out more about her role and what...

Ayr Librarian

Libraries Gave Us Power

In the last of our profiles for Libraries Week, we spoke with Mark who works in the library at the SRUC Ayr campus. Introduce yourself I’m Mark, bookworm, husband and...

James Ripley Librarian

The Talented Dr. Ripley – Interview With The Librarian

It’s Libraries Week (8th – 13th October 2018) this week and to celebrate we wanted to show off some of our amazing librarians here at SRUC. James Ripley is the...

vet nursing students with tortoise and cow

All Creatures Great and Small

We have become one of only two institutions in Scotland – and only ten in the UK – to offer a degree in Veterinary Nursing. Welcoming our first intake next...

Simon in China

Simon Gibson-Poole – Environmental Resource Management

Simon Gibson-Poole went from a career as a code developer in IT to a researcher in remote sensing and geographical information systems after studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC. Tell us...

Gareth Austin

Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

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Students awarded at prizegiving ceremony

Hardworking students have been presented with certificates and prizes at the annual awards ceremony at Barony Campus in front of an audience of friends and family. More than 30 prizes were...