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SRUC Alumni

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Kathryn’s Journey into Journalism

  SRUC alumni fill many vocational niches across the ‘natural economy’, perhaps the most well-known being farming. However, not all Agriculture graduates go on to become farmers. Kathryn Dick, who...

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Sustainability in the Spirits Industry

Graeme Jarron is an Agriculture graduate from SRUC’s Aberdeen campus and is the Director of Ogilvy Spirits in Angus. He says that sustainability is an important part of the Scottish...

Alumni Jill Brown holding a bottle of her AVVA Gin

Crafting Rural Business Resilience: From Gin to Hand Sanitizer

Jill Brown studied Rural Business Management at SRUC Aberdeen, and is the owner and founder of Moray Distillery, producing award-winning Scottish gin. The Covid pandemic has thrown challenges at everyone,...

Gareth Austin

Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

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Alumni Golf Day 2018

Elmwood Golf Course in Cupar recently hosted its second alumni golf day which brought together more than 70 current and former professional golf students. The event took the form of...

SRUC graduates on course for great things

A commis chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant, a national park ranger at Hadrian’s Wall and a greenkeeper at a Ryder Cup golf course are just some of the exciting roles landed...

SRUC’s Olympic Curlers

The British Olympic Association’s announcement of the Team GB Men’s Curling Team for the Winter Olympics includes three SRUC alumni and one current student. The British men’s team led by...

Joanna Foubister receives her award

Joanna the ‘Farming Hero’

Joanna Foubister, a student here at SRUC, has been hailed a “British Farming Hero” for helping to draw attention to the issue of mental wellbeing in agriculture. Along with colleagues...

SRUC Elmwood Alumni Golf Day

Our team at SRUC Elmwood Golf Course recently hosted an alumni golf day which brought together over 60 current and former professional golf students. The event took the form of...