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.
New Courses for 2015
SRUC are launching new courses starting in 2015, including a brand new MSc in Agricultural Professional Practice - click here for further details.
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Crop Clinic News
21 May. Cool temperatures and a stall in crop development are playing havoc with timing sprays again this season.
Join us for lunch at Nether Aden followed by a farm tour to look at getting the most from grass and crops in a mixed system.
SRUC’s Kirkton and Auchentyre farms, near Crianlarich, will host a Soil Association Scotland two-year trial to investigate and demonstrate non-chemical techniques to control rushes on farms and crofts.
The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment visited Upper Nisbet Farm near Jedburgh to thank them for their participation in the Farming for a Better Climate (FFBC) initiative.
SRUC researchers and staff from SAC Consulting will be early tenants of a new Inverness campus, bringing together businesses, research and educational organisations from across the Highlands.
SRUC’s Elmwood and Barony campuses are inviting the public in on Sunday 24 May and 31 May with activities and displays that entertain, and showcase opportunities to study at Scotland’s Rural College.