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Rewilding – A New Approach to Environmental Regeneration

SRUC Edinburgh Student Ambassador Liam Thorpe shares what he is enjoying most about the Environmental Management HND course and explains what effect the reintroduction of beavers to Scotland will have...

Kerry Ireland

TV icebreaker for SRUC student

A Wildlife and Conservation Management student has been hitting the headlines – in Iceland. Kerry Ireland, a third-year student at SRUC’s Aberdeen campus, has spent the last four summers in...

Michael McLaughlin

From City to Countryside

Michael McLaughlin had previously studied Business Management then worked in finance for 10 years. He made the decision to change his path and embark on the BSc (Hons) in Wildlife...

Hanna Rennie

Hanna Rennie – talking our language

After graduating with a degree in languages, Hanna Rennie decided she wanted to do something that would make a difference in the world. She came across SRUC’s Countryside Management programme...

Countryside Management Course Video

Staff and students studying Countryside Management at SRUC talk about their course and subject area. Find out more about the course by visiting our website.

A fresh start for busy mum Catriona

Catriona Hawthorn, 41 from Ayr, is a mum of 3, who prior to starting her HND Countryside Management at the Riverside Campus in Ayr, had various part-time jobs, “ I...

Freshwater field trip

Second year students studying the HND or BSc/BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus can be seen here visiting the River Almond as part of their Freshwater Environment...

Squirrel Appreciation Day

The 21st January is Squirrel Appreciation day (oh yes it is #squirrelappreciationday) so we thought we would gather a few fun facts: Their scientific name is Sciurus vulgaris. There are...

Dancers at SRUC Elmwood dancing on the front lawn

Record numbers at SRUC Elmwood Open Day

“It was great to see so many people from the local community supporting our open day. There was a great deal of interest in our facilities and our courses. The glorious weather, our fantastic gardens and grounds and the many activities organised by our students and staff made the day a very memorable one. I look forward to more of the same for next year. “

A flying fox bat

5 facts about bats

April 17th is Bat Appreciation Day. Here at SRUC, we love all creatures great and small, so we’ve compiled 5 facts about the children of the night. Let’s start with...