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Blooming Borders!

SRUC Oatridge Horticulture Lecturer Grant Skillen recently helped to judge gardens for “Peebles In Bloom 2021” along with Dawyck Botanic Garden  Assistant Curator Thomas Gifford.          ...

Sarah-Mary Brown

Sarah-Mary Brown – From Farriery at SRUC to a Fellowship

Our NC Horsecare and NC Horsecare with racing Specialism students had a big treat this week. An online lecture in Farriery delivered by ex Oatridge student Sarah-Mary Brown. Sarah-Mary began...

Alumni Profiles: Where are they now?

Thomas Zuffa Tom joined SRUC Oatridge Campus in 2016 and went onto graduate with both a HNC and HND in Equine Studies. His story is inspiring and he is a...

Sarah Scott - Equine student at SRUC Oatridge.

Sarah Scott – Horse Care

Sarah Scott, 25 had a previous  career as a housekeeper/waitress before changing her path to study equine with us at Oatridge. Sarah aspires to get a job in the equine industry, and...

Bric-A-Brac Beach Balcony Garden

Gardening Scotland Pop-Up gardens

Along with our show garden A Wee Natural Gallery, students from all of our horticulture-teaching campuses (Edinburgh, Elmwood and Oatridge) produced stunning pop-up gardens to display at Gardening Scotland. All...

From left to right Tomas, Kaitlin, Morbhan, Hollie

Reflecting on HND Equine

“We were surprised to learn so many career paths are available in the Equine sector” -thus Equine Studies  students Tomas, Morbhan, Hollie and Kaitlin reflected back on their event management...

Lantra Learner of the Year Award Winner Sine Soszka receives her award from host Dougie Vipond

Fantastic harvest at the Lantra Awards 2018

Nine Scotland’s Rural College students received recognition at the land-based and aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards. Held by Lantra Scotland at Dunblane Hydro, he evening included a welcome and...

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SAAS Funding Guide 2018-2019

It’s that time of year again where the SAAS has updated its funding guide for the academic year ahead. Find and download the full guide here: https://www.saas.gov.uk/_forms/funding_guide.pdf For more information on...

James Bamkin, SRUC Learner Engagement Officer, on a canoe

James Bamkin – Countryside Management

James Bamkin, a man whose career at SRUC has been illustrious – student, class rep, SRUCSA President and now Learner Engagement Officer, started his journey with a degree in fashion...

Stuart Hynds – Vet Nursing

Stuart Hynds worked in retail since finishing school but has always had a passion for animals. After he helped an injured owl he realised he wanted to follow what he...