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New Student Ambassador for Bioscience in the South West

Sophia Germain (pictured centre) is currently studying Applied Bioscience and hopes to go on to study Applied Animal Science at the Barony Campus in Dumfries, she  tells  us  a  bit...

Dyslexia and Higher Education by Jillian Gordon

As it is dyslexia awareness week, I thought it would be a sensible time to share with you all my story of dyslexia. Dyslexia was first discussed with me when...

Meet The Edinburgh Student Support Team

The Edinburgh Student Support Services Team are here to support you throughout the year with learning support, help with funding issues and your mental health and wellbeing. They’re a friendly...

Pictured: The statue of Shady the black dog is unveiled at SRUC’s Ayr campus by, from left to right, Wayne Powell (SRUC Principal), Sandy Cumming (Chair of SRUC Board); Jim Hume, Convenor of the National Rural Mental Health Forum; Sonia Filby (SRUC Student Experience Manager); and Gemma Jones (President of the SRUC Students’ Association).

Shady the Dog

Meet Shady the Dog. As a symbol of our commitment to help students struggling with depression, we have unveiled a statue of a black dog, named Shady, at our Ayr...

Shady the dog statute sits at the front doors of SRUC Ayr campus under an SRUC branded cloth

Shady the Black Dog at SRUC

Shady the Black Dog, our mental health awareness mascot, has arrived at SRUC Ayr and is sitting awaiting the grand unveiling on Wednesday 1st November at SRUC Ayr. As you...