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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...

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...

Countryside Management students out on a site visit on a wintry day

SRUC Advent Calendar: 6th December

Countryside Management is all about protecting and maintaining the natural environment and its heritage to enable access to all to enjoy it, whilst ensuring that it continues to thrive despite...

Blawhorn Moss in Snow. SRUC Countryside management students working in background

Not A Typical Lesson

Studying Countryside and Conservation at SRUC is not about what you learn in a lecture theatre. It is about the practical experience and applying your knowledge in the real environment....

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 horses standing in a paddock with a festive wreath on the fence

SRUC Advent Calendar: 3rd December

Equestrianism is a diverse and family friendly sport that is a popular and a healthy activity for all ages. The equine industry is thriving. Equine businesses include riding schools, livery...

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...

AGRISCOT 2017 - for QMS.

Students learn on the hoof at AgriScot

Eight HNC Agriculture students were chosen to participate in a demonstration that highlighted the importance and benefits of regularly weighing cattle at the recent AgriScot event, sponsored by Quality Meat...

The importance of food security

With it being World Food Day, our Principal and Chief Executive Professor Wayne Powell has taken some time to share his thoughts about the importance of food security.