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.
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Available for Download: The 2015 SRUC-HGCA Scottish recommended list for cereals with data from HGCA recommended list trials.
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After four years work in Cuba a group including specialists from SRUC has finally achieved their goal, producing renewable energy while returning abandoned sugar cane land to food production.
SRUC staff were among those welcoming todays visit by Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Fair Work, Skills and Training, to a Dumfries farm where she learned about the Dairy Skills Initiative.
Introducing SRUC’s latest list of recommended cereal varieties Dr Steve Hoad of SRUC’s Crop and Soil Systems group stressed the need for growers to make decisions based on good intelligence.
Vets from Scotland’s Rural College believe many commercial sheep flocks could be threatened by a rise in the incurable viral disease Maedi Visna (MV).