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....

Soil in hands

Happy World Soil Day!

Today is World Soil Day. To celebrate we have decided to highlight SRUC’s research of Crop and Soils Systems. What we do Our research is intended to underpin the development of resilient and...

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...

Alison Hosie with Horse in field

Alison Hosie HND Equine Studies

  After working for several years in small animal roles I knew I wanted to return to working with horses. I felt that enrolling on the HNC Equine Studies course...

Be Seen, Be Safe for Road Safety Week

This week is Road Safety Week which is an opportunity to educate and inspire people to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages. We spoke to SRUC employee...

SRUC graduates on course for great things

A commis chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant, a national park ranger at Hadrian’s Wall and a greenkeeper at a Ryder Cup golf course are just some of the exciting roles landed...


Campus Officer Elections Launched at Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge

It’s election time again, and nominations are now open for Campus Officers at SRUC’s Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge campuses. SRUCSA are calling on students at those campuses who want the...

Flying high in Arkansas, USA

While most students spend the summer months on holiday, SRUC Rural Business Management student Will Blair was flying drones in Arkansas, USA! Will was the scholarship recipient for the exchange...

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.  

Tree from ECLAS conference in Greenwich

SRUC lecturer presents at ECLAS

SRUC Edinburgh Garden and Greenspace Design lecturer, Gerard O’Brien recently presented at the annual conference of ECLAS – European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools.  This year’s conference was titled Creation/Reaction (