Forestry

prizegiving

Barony Prizegiving

Students were urged to “attack their careers with a positive attitude” at the annual awards ceremony at the Barony campus. Prizes were awarded to students who had made particular achievements,...

Forestry: Cameron McLean

Cameron McLean completed the Certificate in Forestry course at Barony Campus, and then acquired more experience working for a forestry contractor. A chance subsequently came up to apply for an...

Forestry apprentices use cutting-edge technology

Scotland’s Rural College is the first institute in the UK to have used cutting-edge technology to log students’ progression towards operating forest machinery. At the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week...

MSP Emma Harper with students

Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to...

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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...