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Niall McCallum, Alastair Maclean and Colin Birnie are among the students making use of the new facilities at Tulloch Farm.

Changing Rooms

A three-bedroom farm cottage has been converted into a new space to support agriculture students at SRUC in Aberdeen. An investment of nearly £50,000 has transformed the house at SRUC’s...

Mushrooming opportunities for farmers

Medicinal cannabis, mushrooms and cut flowers are among three alternative crops which could be grown successfully in the South of Scotland, a new report published by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)...

C Ruddock

SRUC Edinburgh Student Awarded Norvite Scholarship

SRUC Edinburgh student Christopher Ruddock is one of two winners of The Norvite Scholarship which is a competition for 4th year students based on their Honours project. The winner receives...

Phillip Day

Why I Chose the MSc in Organic Farming by Philip Day

Philip Day has been studying the MSc in Organic Farming since 2018 in order to open up new opportunities, “I started the MSc in 2018, aged 55 and with many...

Robby Gass

The MSc in Organic Farming Changed My Life

Robby Gass says “Completing an MSc Organic Farming degree has changed my life”- here he tells us his story. Hi, I’m Robby and this is my story. With more than...

SRUC courses well placed to meet climate challenge

New degree courses that explore everything from land management change to electric tractors will help to address concerns outlined in the new Farming for 1.5°C Inquiry Interim Report, says Scotland’s...

New student ambassador for Agriculture at Barony

We are delighted to welcome our new student ambassadors at Barony this year. Jake is currently studying agriculture. Hello, my name is Jake Keappock and I am an agriculture student...

SRUC praised by Local MSP

The MSP for Dumfriesshire has praised Scotland’s Rural College’s blended learning approach following a visit to Barony campus. Oliver Mundell spoke to National Certificate students studying land-based engineering at SRUC...

presenting cheque at Wallace Hall Academy

Sheep worrying video wins £500

SRUC lecturer Gemma Waugh returned to her former school to present a prize to students for their promotional video to increase awareness of sheep worrying. The video was created as...

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh

Tiffany Mactaggart, First-class BA (Hons) Rural Business Management, Edinburgh Tiffany has been awarded a first-class honours degree in Rural Business Management – and has landed a job as an Agricultural...