Animal

vet nursing students with tortoise and cow

All Creatures Great and Small

We have become one of only two institutions in Scotland – and only ten in the UK – to offer a degree in Veterinary Nursing. Welcoming our first intake next...

molly and bearded dragons

How to tame your dragon! Barony students reach national animal husbandry final

Two Animal Care students from the Barony have reached the final of a UK-wide animal husbandry competition. Organised by the Advanced Herpetological Husbandry (AHH) and The British Herpetological Society (BHS),...

Stuart Hynds – Vet Nursing

Stuart Hynds worked in retail since finishing school but has always had a passion for animals. After he helped an injured owl he realised he wanted to follow what he...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Positive of the benefits of animal welfare?

  Positive farm animal welfare is a relatively new idea which brings attention to animals having a good life. Positive farm animal welfare is in sympathy with public opinion and...

A red breasted robin standing on ice

SRUC Advent Calendar: 19th December

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demandby today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will have a vital role to play in meeting...

typical day in the life of an animal care student

A week in the life of an Animal Care Student

Two of our students Morgan Curtis and Megan Bruce give an insight into a week in the life of an Animal Care student. A day consists of 4 classes from...

Abbie Gibson with miniature pony

Abbie Gibson HND Animal Care

Abbie Gibson started with SRUC on the NC Animal Care and progressed the whole way up to HND, but before she decided what she wanted to do she took a...

Ailish Ross bottle feeding a calf

Ailish Ross BSc Applied Animal Science

With Highers in English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, History, Geography, Psychology & French and a keen interest in animals, Ailish went to her guidance teacher for advice on science based courses....