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Botanics to Beechgrove

Beechgrove Garden’s newest addition Kirsty Wilson shares more than just a passion for plants with the BBC’s longest-running gardening presenter Jim McColl – both of them are graduates of Scotland’s...

Insurance Broker to Animal Scientist

Polly Elliot-Pyle, 30, worked as an insurance broker for many years after graduating from Heriot Watt University in 2012. Her childhood dream of working with animals never left her, having...

From Banker to Garden Designer

Margaret Wright worked for RBS for more than 30 years, latterly as a project manager after joining the bank straight from school age 17. In 2016 she was given the...

Jennifer Cadger

No Business Like Sow Business

Jennifer Cadger is a lecturer in Rural Business Management for Year 1 students at SRUC in Edinburgh. Cultivate caught up with her to find out more about her role and what...

James Ripley Librarian

The Talented Dr. Ripley – Interview With The Librarian

It’s Libraries Week (8th – 13th October 2018) this week and to celebrate we wanted to show off some of our amazing librarians here at SRUC. James Ripley is the...

Simon in China

Simon Gibson-Poole – Environmental Resource Management

Simon Gibson-Poole went from a career as a code developer in IT to a researcher in remote sensing and geographical information systems after studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC. Tell us...

Kateryna SRUC garden

Eat Play Love at Gardening Scotland

Cultivate caught up with SRUC Horticulture student Kateryna Sydorova who is part of the team behind the pop-up garden Eat Play Love which will be on display at Gardening Scotland...

Belinda Love

Eat Play Love Garden

Ahead of Gardening Scotland, which takes place between the 1st and 3rd June at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, we caught up with some of SRUC’s students who will...

Freshwater field trip

Second year students studying the HND or BSc/BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus can be seen here visiting the River Almond as part of their Freshwater Environment...

Buffalo Farm Trip

On the 16th of February the Agricultural Society of SRUC (Organiser: Charlotte Mortimer, first year student) went to the Buffalo Farm in Fife. Farm owner and SRUC Alumnus Steve Mitchell...