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Alexander Paterson, first-class BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Alexander Paterson has graduated with a first-class honours degree in Environmental Resource Management. “An important lesson I have learnt during the past four years is that any problem can be…

Top Ten Tips for Studying from Home

My top ten tips for studying from home by Jillian Gordon We are all going through this strange time together and for most of us that means working and studying…

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A year in the life of a Forestry Certificate student

Tom Karas, Forestry Lecturer gives an interesting account of a year in the life of a Certificate in Forestry student. Marketing may have caught your eye on the Web page,…

The Joy of Indoor Plants

Horticulture lecturer Ruth Vichos shares her houseplant collection and offers some advice on how best to look after each variety. The Jungle Velvet Prayer Plant (Calathea warscewiczii) has large velvety…

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Student Profile – Terence Falla

Terrance Falla studied the NC in Horticulture with Landscape Construction at the SRUC Oatridge Campus. Here he tells us what he enjoyed most about the course and his plans since…

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Student Profile – Caroline Vincent

Originally an ERASMUS student at SRUC, Caroline Vincent from Paris continued her studies at SRUC Edinburgh on the Environmental Resource Management degrees course. Here, Caroline explains why she chose SRUC…

Student Profile – Maria Stanisz

Maria from Poland came from a background in horticulture and for years worked in a garden centre before deciding to change her career path. “I put a lot of thought…

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Student Profile – Will Purdom

Will Purdom from Lowestoft in Suffolk decided to study Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SRUC to broaden his knowledge of the industry. “The reason for studying the course was to further…

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Student Profile – Veronika Svatosova

Veronika from the Czech Republic chose to study Garden Design at Scotland’s Rural College because the course offered the perfect fusion of her two passions – nature and art. “After…