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Dyslexia and Higher Education

Dyslexia and Higher Education by Jillian Gordon Dyslexia was first discussed with me when I was in Primary 3. Dyslexia was a possible explanation why I struggled with some of...

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.          ...

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My Honours Project by Claire Hayman

SRUC Edinburgh student Claire Hayman has just completed her Honours Project as part of the Applied Animal Science BSc. Claire shares the topic she chose and explains how SRUC gave...

My Honours Project by Elise Wyld

SRUC Edinburgh student Elise Wyld has just completed her Honours Project as part of the Applied Animal Science BSc. Elise shares the topic she chose and the help she received...

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My Honour’s Project by Darren Smith

Environmental Management student Darren Smith is in his 4th year at the SRUC Edinburgh campus and has just finished his dissertation. Here, Darren shares the topic he chose for his...

SRUC Edinburgh Student FAQs

Student Ambassador Jillian Gordon shares advice and useful links for support and campus information for SRUC Edinburgh students, whether you are starting with us in September or you’re a current...

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Horticultural Practices at Home

SRUC student Kristyna Andrlova is in her first year of the Garden Design course at the Edinburgh campus. During lockdown, Kristyna has been making use of the spaces available at...

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A Passion for Poultry.

SRUC Oatridge librarian Lesley Reade tells us about her passion for poultry. We have all had what I can say a bizarre year, where little things like my chickens, dogs...

Composting Chicken Manure

As we celebrate Compost Week in the same week that National Poultry Day falls, we thought it would be ideal to talk about how to utilise chicken manure for your...

A SRUCcessful Farming Business

SRUC Edinburgh PhD student Jillian Gordon introduces us to Hillhead of Covington, a family run business with an SRUC connection. Hillhead of Covington is a dairy farm milking 400 Holstein...