Oatridge

Agriculture: Caitlin Ross

Upon finishing high school, Caitlin took the chance to gain valuable work experience in agriculture before enrolling at SRUC’s Oatridge campus. Having been interested in the industry from a young...

Colin Palmer

Sowing seeds for the future

For budding horticulturist Colin Palmer, a trip to the Chelsea Flower Show has helped sow the seeds for future plans. Colin, 32, from Livingston, is currently studying for a degree...

fire safety

Fire Safety Training at Oatridge

A group of National Certificate in Horse Care students at SRUC Oatridge Campus participated in an afternoon of “Fire Safety Awareness” training.  This linked in with their Safe Working Practices...

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Gardening Scotland- Oatridge team Two reveal plans

Oatridge’s second entry into this year’s Gardening Scotland has shared its intended design with us, hinting at a practical yet high-end feel. Ryan Love, landscaping lecturer at Oatridge and Team...

apprenticeship

Celebrating SRUC’s Apprentices for Scottish Apprenticeship Week

This week is Scottish Apprenticeships week and to mark this, we will be telling the story of our apprentices, from Engineering to Horticulture. To kick us off is Nathan Allardyce, a...

team Bayet

College Street Party

This year marks 20 years of Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh and to mark the occasion, this year will see the introduction of a brand new...

Chris Smillie

Unknown Pleasures Of Countryside Management

Chris Smillie is a lecturer in Countryside and Environment at SRUC Oatridge; we found out more about what led him in to teaching at SRUC and what his passions are...

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SRUCSA Sports Day at Oatridge

On 23th May 2018, SRUCSA organised it’s first ever Sports Day. The event was held at SRUC Oatridge Campus during lunchtime and was supported by the Sports and Activities Officer...

What you will need SRUC wildflower mix

Grow Your Career

If you attended the Grow Your Careers event at the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens today you may have picked up a packet of SRUC Wildflower Seeds. Find out the benefits of ...

Heather McEwan TOP internship

Horticulture student Heather is having a TOP time during her internship in Florida

  Heather McEwan studied HNC Horticulture at SRUC Oatridge Campus and went on to complete her HND and BSC in Horticulture at Edinburgh before being accepted into The Ohio Program...