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MSP Emma Harper with students

Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to...

students at Breathing Space presentation

Mental health campaign launch

NHS 24 launched their new Breathing Space campaign ‘You Matter, We Care’ with the help of SRUC staff and students at Barony recently. Minister for Mental Health Claire Haughey welcomed...

Gardening Scotland 2019- Oatridge entries

Oatridge has announced its first team to represent the campus at this year’s Gardening Scotland event running from May 31st- June 2nd. The team, which is led by Elizabeth Callaghan, is...

Wonky Veg

Wonky Produce Competition Closing Soon

With less than 2 weeks to go until the closing date to enter the Wonky Produce competition, and with a prize fund of £800 up for grabs, we spoke with...

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses...

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...