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.
Clearing at SRUC
We have a small number of places left on a limited number of courses starting in 2014. Our vacancies vary by campus, so be quick and take a look!
Crop Clinic News
31 July. Winter barley and oilseed rape yields moderate to good. Some disappointment in efficacy of fungicides. Potatoes in Practice event.
Rural Scotland in Focus
2014 edition available now. Impartial, evidence-based commentary taking you to the heart of key rural issues, linking to further information for you to explore.
DairyCo/EBLEX Grassland Soil Assessment Tool and a Soil Biology Guide for Farmers and Industry - Coventry
We would like to invite you to join us in helping in the development of a DairyCo/EBLEX Grassland Soil Assessment Tool and a Soil Biology Guide for farmers and industry.
SRUC and the University of Edinburgh showcased their research and development work on livestock breeding and genetics during a learning visit from Bill Gates, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
An innovative project has been launched in Dumfries & Galloway to help young people into work while addressing skills shortages within the local dairy sector.
Challenges faced by livestock farmers in tropical developing countries are the focus of a new alliance involving researchers from Scotland and Africa.
Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for natural environment and science, visited the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus.