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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We have consultants, vets and specialists stationed Scotland-wide, as well as the North of England.
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You are invited to attend a free evening meeting to provide the latest information on CAP Reform.
Douglas Bell, SAC Consulting Senior Agricultural Consultant will be updating Aberdeenshire farmers with the latest information on CAP Reform at Thainstone Exchange, Inverurie on Wednesday 28 January.
An engineering apprentice from Tiree and a trainee tree surgeon from Glenrothes, both students at the SRUC Barony campus, have reached the finals of the prestigious LANTRA industry training awards.
Scotland’s organic farmers and food producers will be in thoughtful mood as they gather at Lamancha for their annual conference on Thursday 5 February.
How Did the Squirrel Cross the Road? – SRUC Student Seeks Aberdeenshire Community Help with Research
Cheryl Murray is going nuts. The Countryside Management student at the Aberdeen campus of Scotland’s Rural College needs to find out how squirrels cross the road.