We offer land-based courses at all levels. Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.
Our strategic and applied research focuses on rural and land-based issues and our environment, benefiting rural economies and communities around the world.
As Scotland’s only land-based HEI, offering skills and courses from access level to PhD, we meet the needs of learners and the industries seeking their skills.
Our consultants, vets and specialists provide a wealth of local knowledge and expertise across the UK on all aspects of rural enterprise.
We help rural communities and industries meet and adapt to the demands of our ever changing world.
Scotland's Rural College delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy.
Places still available for 2015
SRUC has a small number of places left on a limited number of courses starting in 2015.
Crop Clinic News
20 August. As for last year, this seasons harvest is a stop start affair in many areas, with the rain last Friday bringing many field operations to a shuddering stop for a few days.
Managing Dairy Cow Fertility – Ayrshire Farm Invites Farmers to Join Discussions and Hear Expert Advice
Several expert speakers including SRUC’s Senior Dairy Consultant, David Keiley and Harbro’s Ruminant Nutritionist, Matt Palmer will advise on how to maximise dairy cow fertility while managing costs,
SRUC experts are advising farmers to make better use of their slurry and manure to increase profitability and reduce their environmental impact.
Cutting edge farming technology and research will be showcased in Edinburgh at the 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture in July 2017.
Scientists from Scotland’s Rural College are advising oilseed rape farmers to keep a close eye on their winter crop this year.