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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Crop Clinic News
09 Sept. Weather slowed down harvest. Yields pleasing, not exceptional. Flea beetles and slugs present in oilseed rape. Think about field sampling.
Dumfries-based David Keiley has been appointed Senior Dairy Specialist with SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College.
Through its SAC Consulting division Scotland’s Rural College is encouraging farmers in Scotland to assess the impact of the coming CAP reforms sooner rather than later.
Jo Aitken from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College, is representing SRUC on the new Farming with Dyslexia Working Group, led by NFU Scotland and chaired by Union Vice President Rob Livesey.
With the question of food security a growing issue worldwide, two SRUC experts will deliver public lectures in Aberdeen which tackle one of the fundamentals when it comes to producing food.