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Veterinary Nursing

Vet Care Assistant Student Laura standing outside the Vet Surgery in Mintlaw

From Marketing to Mintlaw

  After graduating with an MA in Business Economics with Marketing from the University of Dundee, Laura Rotheray worked in various roles including ten years at Aberdeenshire Council. However, when...

Nikki McKinnel at SRUC Craibstone crouching in her vet scrubs and tartan boots to place a stethoscope on a large dog that is looking up at her

From Vehicle Spraying to Veterinary Caring

After working as a vehicle body sprayer for many years, animal lover Nikki Mckinnell took the opportunity to return to study after raising her two sons – now 11 and...

Emma

Welcome to Emma McDuff, our new Student Ambassador at Oatridge

Hi, my name is Emma McDuff, and I am a new Student Ambassador for Scotlands Rural College. I have recently returned to studying and my current course is NC Animal...

Staying at Barony Campus during a pandemic

By Amy Colliar, first year BSC (Hons) Veterinary Nursing student Being on campus during a pandemic has certainly been different from the normal circumstances you would expect but has been...

New Student Ambassadors for Veterinary Nursing at Barony

We are delighted to welcome some new student ambassadors at Barony for this year. For Veterinary Nursing and Animal Nursing we have Amy Colliar, Rosie Green and Morgan Gray. Amy,...

Barony Family Fun Open Day

More than 2,000 people flocked to the Barony campus for a family fun open day. Dog agility displays and demonstrations by Suco Sled Dogs pulled in the crowds, while children...

prizegiving

Barony Prizegiving

Students were urged to “attack their careers with a positive attitude” at the annual awards ceremony at the Barony campus. Prizes were awarded to students who had made particular achievements,...

MSP Emma Harper with students

Barony Digital Classroom Launch

Our new state-of-the-art digital classroom was unveiled last week at Barony. It is believed to be the first of its kind in the region. SRUC has invested around £80,000 to...

vet nursing students with tortoise and cow

All Creatures Great and Small

We have become one of only two institutions in Scotland – and only ten in the UK – to offer a degree in Veterinary Nursing. Welcoming our first intake next...

students with awards

Students awarded at prizegiving ceremony

Hardworking students have been presented with certificates and prizes at the annual awards ceremony at Barony Campus in front of an audience of friends and family. More than 30 prizes were...