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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...

Zoe Wilson

From a High to Down Under

Rural Business Management graduate Zoë Wilson is heading Down Under after the high of graduating against the odds. Zoë graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from Scotland’s Rural College in...

Stephen Meredith

Best in Class

Coming from a background in agriculture and land management policy, Stephen Meredith was looking to develop his knowledge of organic farming. The 35-year-old from Ballylinan, Co Laois, Ireland, chose to...

First Class Result

When Kerry Cartwright was looking at universities, her interest in animals and love of the outdoors led her to Scotland’s Rural College. Despite not having a farming background, the 22-year-old...

From Beauty to Beasts

An agriculture student who started her career as a beauty therapist has graduated with a first class honours degree in Agriculture from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). Mum-of-two Katie Dubarry, who...

James orr

From Afghanistan to Ayr

Chapelton student swaps army for agriculture After growing up on a beef and sheep farm in South Lanarkshire, James Orr initially decided against a career in agriculture and joined the...

Cream of the crop

East Lothian student graduates from Scotland’s Rural College East Lothian student Craig Simpson is one of the first students to graduate with a Masters degree in Agricultural Professional Practice from...