Forestry

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Students awarded at prizegiving ceremony

Hardworking students have been presented with certificates and prizes at the annual awards ceremony at Barony Campus in front of an audience of friends and family. More than 30 prizes were...

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Fun in the Sun at Barony Open Day

A sunny warm afternoon attracted more than 3000 visitors to Sunday’s Open Day at Barony Campus. The day allowed the public to get up close to everything that happens on...

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School pupils enjoyed a Taste of their Future at Barony

Over 170 school pupils gained the opportunity to try out different practical tasks at the “Taste of Your Future” event that was held on the Barony Campus at Scotland’s Rural...

chainsaw carving

Reuben’s bear

Rueben Ellicot is currently on the Advanced Certificate in Forestry course at Barony Campus, and decided to have a go at some chainsaw carving. “After taking up Forestry as a...

SRUC student Jennifer Wright up a tree in PPE

A Blossoming Career

An uncertain Jennifer Wright, unsure on what to study after school has blossomed, bloomed and grown into a successful young woman. After leaving Queen Anne High school in Dunfermline Jennifer...

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Pioneering Forest Machine Operator courses a success

The latest Forest Machine Operator Skills Development course delivered by the established partnership of UKFPA, the Barony campus at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), John Deere Forestry and Forestry Commission Scotland...

Shaun McGranaghan SRUC Change your path

Shaun McGranaghan

Shaun McGranaghan tells SRUC how he Changed His Path from Rapid Response Paramedic to Arborist. Shaun expresses how the SRUC Arboriculture course has given his life purpose and how he has became...

Forestry harvester with santa hat

SRUC Advent Calendar: 18th December

Forestry involves sustainably managing trees and woodlands in rural areas for commercial, social or other benefits. Arboriculture is usually associated with the management of individual trees or groups of them...

NC Engineering visit

JAS P Wilson visit

The NC Engineering group from Barony Campus enjoyed a visit to JAS P Wilson, UK based forestry and firewood suppliers and engineers. Based in Dalbeattie they serve customers throughout the...

forestry students create path

Certificate in Forestry students make Barony a safer place!

After a lorry coming into the campus clipped the dyke and knocked part of it down, the forestry students took the opportunity to create a second path to save people...