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A wheelbarrow of flowers at SRUC Elmwood

SRUC – A Horticulturist’s Dream?

It’s official. SRUC is the place to study horticulture. Maybe we’re biased in that, but we do have the word of some very excellent students who agree with that point!...

SRUC branded ball point pens

National Stationery Week 2017

Did you know that this week (April 24-30) is National Stationery Week? People from around the country will be celebrating the unsung heroes that have kept society running since the...

National Student Survey Logo

Why you should contribute to the National Student Survey

The National Student Survey is drawing to a close on April 30th. The survey is a great opportunity for students across the UK to submit feedback and share their experiences...

Elmwood Campus garden in bloom

National Gardening Week 2017

Is there anything more amazing than the sight of a well-maintained garden, full of life? No? Didn’t think so. From Monday April 10th – Sunday April 16th, gardeners across the...

Four facts for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day today which has become something of a global phenomenon where “everyone is Irish” and synonymous with imbibing “too much sherbet”, so to speak. However, the day...

Hortus Homicida garden design layout sketch

Hortus Homicida garden design

Our Garden Design students, preparing for Gardening Scotland later this year, have produced the concept sketch for their show garden, entitled Hortus Homicida.   Produced by project leader Heath Urquhart,...

It’s not too late to apply for degree courses

It may be February now, but if you are thinking about Higher Education (studying for a university degree or Higher National qualification) you can still apply for courses which start...

SRUC Student Tom on site at a nature reserve

Scottish Natural Heritage placement opportunities

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) are offering student placement opportunities on some of Scotland’s top National Nature Reserves.  The placements are open to Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Students who are in...

The Garden Design students posing at the Kings Buildings in Edinburgh

Hortus Homicida – breaking news

On the morning of February 10, 1567, the bodies of Henry Stuart aka Lord Darnley, and his valet William Taylor were found dead orchard of Kirk O Field in Edinburgh, which...

Distance Learning students gathered at the February 2017 Aberdeen Study Weekend

February 2017 is Distance Learning month

SRUC offers a broad range of courses across its six campuses, from Activity Tourism to Veterinary Nursing and everything in between. However, on-campus study isn’t a suitable option for millions of...