We offer courses at all College and University levels, as well as short training courses, in a range of subject areas.
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.
Courses starting in January
We have several courses offering a January start, including NC, HNC and postgraduate opportunities.
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Crop Clinic News
1 October: The Crop Clinic has been busy this last fortnight with sorry looking samples of wheat and barley.
Two landspreading training courses offered by Fieldfare Associates, a subsidiary of SAC Consulting, have received the seal of approval from the Waste Management Industry Training & Advisory Board.
Scotland’s Rural College has begun the process to recruit a Principal and Chief Executive.
Scotland’s Rural College has been shortlisted for two College Development Annual Awards recognising talent, skills and achievement.
There is now an international network of 330 people with expertise in Farm Animal Imaging, thanks to an SRUC led initiative which culmintated recently at a conference in Edinburgh.