SRUC Barony

11 cows in a field wearing Christmas hats

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 11th

Well-trained biological scientists are in great demand by today’s innovative bioscience companies, which make a significant contribution to the economy both in Scotland and the UK and animal scientists will...

A dog being looked after by vet nursing students

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 9th

Veterinary Nursing is a career that involves caring for a wide variety of animals; mainly dogs, cats, rabbits and other small mammals, as well as birds, reptiles and horses. Some nurses may...

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...

Puppies in Christmas stockings hung on a mantlepiece

SRUC Advent Calendar: 5th December

A puppy for Christmas may be the best gift you can imagine. A puppy will grow and so will its love for you – a lifetime companion. Not a gift...

Two engineering students stand leaning against a tractor

SRUC Advent Calendar: 2nd December

Working on a farm is not your typical 9-5 desk job, the exact opposite actually. It takes commitment with early mornings, late nights and weekend work. It requires attention all...

Highland cow in a Santa hat

SRUC Advent Calendar: 1st December

Agriculture has the single greatest influence on our landscape. The agricultural industry is primarily concerned with the production of basic foodstuffs on farms, but also includes the supply industry for...

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...

Forest Enterprise Scotland

Modern Apprentice opportunity for budding foresters

Forest Enterprise Scotland is on the search for eight new Modern Apprentices to begin a career in forestry. The apprenticeships will learn forestry skills ranging from tree planting, felling and...

farm visit

NC Agriculture Visit

The Barony Campus NC Agriculture group were out on a visit recently as part of their course. The visit was hosted by Mr Michael Kyle of the Linns farm near...

typical day in the life of an animal care student

A week in the life of an Animal Care Student

Two of our students Morgan Curtis and Megan Bruce give an insight into a week in the life of an Animal Care student. A day consists of 4 classes from...