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.
Here Come the Girls!
A lecture series throughout March by SRUC female scientists as part of this year’s STEM Week aims to reach and inspire hundreds of young girls.
Like outdoor activities such as abseiling, paintballing and watersport? Want to learn how to organise such activities? Our course starts in March, apply now!
Farriery / Blacksmithing
Would you like to start a career as a Farrier or Blacksmith? Our course starts in March, study 3 days a week for 12 weeks. Find out more and apply now.
Both livestock and soils have suffered from the adverse weather over the winter.
A free event on Wednesday 19 March will raise awareness of the many possibilities renewable energy can offer to farmers and crofters in Orkney.
Researchers from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are working on a new a new campaign to tackle a disease in cattle that costs the UK economy £300m each year.
Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead was one of many who emphasized the need to support new farmers at a recent New Entrants to Farming Gathering held at Murrayfield.