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Student Profile – Sophie Manson

Introducing SRUC Oatridge Student Ambassador Sophie Manson. Hello! I am Sophie, a 20-year-old student from Shetland. I have lived back home on Shetland for most of my life and have...

New student ambassador for animal care at Barony

We are delighted to welcome some new student ambassadors at Barony this year. Jessica is currently studying HNC Animal Care, and tells us a bit about herself. My name is...

Vet Nurse Extends Caring Hand to People

An Ayrshire veterinary nursing student has extended her caring skills to people during the coronavirus pandemic. Rachel Liddell, 20, from North Ayrshire, is studying for a Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary...

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Why Volunteer with SRUC?

Why volunteer with SRUC? by Jillian Gordon As part of the SRUC team you have the unique opportunity to get both a fantastic education as well as practical experience. We...

From Bar to Baa

Laura Bell, 28, previously worked in hospitality but decided to change her path and return to education. Laura decided to study Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh in order to...

Edinburgh zoo representatives

Walk on the wild side

Students are set to take a walk on the wild side following a collaboration between Scotland’s Rural College and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Classes could use immersive...

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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),...

A dog being looked after by vet nursing students

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 9th

Veterinary Nursing is a career that involves caring for a wide variety of animals; mainly dogs, cats, rabbits and other small mammals, as well as birds, reptiles and horses. Some nurses may...

A leaf gland under a microscope with a snowman's face

SRUC Advent Calendar: 8th December

At a time of ever-growing population and fears for future food security, now more than ever we need experts in biological sciences who can help develop agricultural systems, solve disease...

Puppies in Christmas stockings hung on a mantlepiece

SRUC Advent Calendar: 5th December

A puppy for Christmas may be the best gift you can imagine. A puppy will grow and so will its love for you – a lifetime companion. Not a gift...