SRUC Elmwood

A portrait of Robert Burns

Burns’ Day

Here in Scotland we have a proud tradition of celebrating the birthday of our Bard, Rabbie Burns. On January 25th in 1759, Robert Burns was born in Alloway in Ayrshire....

Dalmation with spiders painted on her spots.

Cutest pet day

Calling all pet lovers – We’re hosting a photo competition on January 14th for your cutest pets. Share your pictures with us on our Facebook pages and tag them with...

Red flowers in a garden

SRUC Advent Calendar: 22nd December

Garden Design is a highly rewarding discipline that requires attention to detail, plant knowledge, technical competence and artistic flair. It is recognised as a profession in its own right and...

Two hospitality students cooking

SRUC Advent Calendar: 21st December

In Scotland the tourism industry employs more than 200,000 people, making it one of the largest employment sectors in the country. Hospitality and cookery are essential parts of this industry and...

Stone wall with snow and Christmas stockings

SRUC Advent Calendar: 16th December

The rural skills course helps students take the ‘first step on the ladder’ in reaching their full potential and prepare them for our higher level courses. Specifically designed to attract...

Gamekeepers on a study visit

SRUC Advent Calendar: 14th December

Gamekeeping is an important part of wildlife habitat management, in addition to the growing game sports industry which generates massive revenue for estates in Scotland. Organisations such as BASC and...

Catherine Harper and Jonathon Gray pictured with MasterChef 2017 finalist Lorna Robertson

Elmwood finalists meet MasterChef finalist at prestigious dinner

Gamekeeping student, Jonathon Gray and Hospitality student, Catherine Harper, from Elmwood campus recently reached the finals of the awards dinner of the Field to Fork 2017 competition. Twelve students from...

Three variations of Poinsettias

SRUC Advent Calendar: 12th December

Did you know that December 12th is Poinsettia day? The day marks the death of J.R. Poinsett, an American botanist who sent cutting of the poinsettia plant he discovered in southern Mexico...

Wind turbines

SRUC Advent Calendar: 7th December

There is a greater public awareness of environmental issues, and organisations are increasingly required to address environmental impact through legislation. World leaders have recognised that exploiting natural resources to a...