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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...

Growing a hobby into a career – David McKay

Media consultant David McKay joined SRUC in 2019 as a postgraduate student in Organic Farming, and relishes the steep learning curve this presents coming from a non farming background. He...

Master in Organic Farming Alison Goldberger

SRUC Postgraduate Distance learning programmes, attract students from around the globe. Alison who lives in Austria talks to us about her experience so far. I’m studying the MSc in Organic...

Organic Business Growth with SRUC MSc Programmes

Robby Gass graduated in 2017 from the SRUC MSc Organic Farming programme and went on to start a successful consultancy business, he tells us about his success and how instrumental...

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Student Profile – Natalie Cartner

Natalie Cartner from Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway always knew she wanted to have a career in agriculture having come from a farming background. Having discovered the Applied Animal Science...

Lawrence Martin: A different track

Despite not coming from a farming background, Lawrence Martin always dreamed of working in agriculture. He studied for an HNC in Agriculture at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) before going on...

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SRUC Alumni Profile – Hannah Donegan

Hannah grew up in the west of Ireland on a small family beef farm. Spending her spare time with her dad on the farm, and as she grew older helping...

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Starting Out by Jillian Gordon

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares her experience of postgraduate studies and offers some sound advice to others looking to continue on to a postgraduate education. It is terrifying to think...

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Do Cows Belong in Fields?

When Orla Shortall applied to study for a Masters degree in ecological economics at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), she was hoping it would lead to a job in the environmental...