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We’ve got courses for a variety of ambitions, whether you want to work with animals, tackle climate change, or become a business mastermind. We offer full time and part time, entry level through to degree and postgraduate – check out our online catalogue and find the right course for you!
Doddie Weir OBE
The former Scotland rugby star, whose brave fight against MND captured the hearts of people around the world, leaves behind an incredible legacy that goes far beyond sport.
SRUC celebrates ten years with Holyrood showcase
A parliamentary reception was held at Holyrood on 15 November 2022 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of SRUC and the remarkable role in has in communities across Scotland
SRUC improves world ranking for life sciences
SRUC has improved its world ranking for life sciences in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject.
Helping livestock producers to reduce costs and improve farm efficiency this winter
Given that so many costs associated with keeping livestock over the winter have increased substantially recently, most livestock farmers are looking for different ways to manage this challenge.
Agriculture student’s award is “proud moment” for SRUC
SRUC student Rhona Campbell-Crawford has been named Agricultural Student of the Year in the British Farming Awards – despite not coming from a farming background.
Value of social media networks for small businesses
Family-owned businesses which use social media networks are more likely to have a higher annual turnover and grow their sales than those that do not, new research has found.
Sustainable food and drink – why it needs a team of all the talents
SAC Consulting, part of SRUC, has recently expanded its Food & Footprint service, recognising the growing need to offer wide-ranging expertise to equip farmers, food processors and retailers, to tackle some of the major challenges facing the sector around climate change and biodiversity loss.
New farmers’ handbook highlights impact of Ukraine conflict
The conflict in Ukraine has hit the agricultural sector hard, leading to some significant changes to gross margins within the 2022/23 edition of the Farm Management Handbook.
Courses and training
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"My favourite thing about the course was the style of teaching. It was always exciting and fresh."
"The course was fun and the support from staff was fantastic, I felt so at home in my surroundings and this ultimately made me work harder."
"I’ve particularly enjoyed the field trips. They give you a chance to meet new people and make connections in your chosen industry."
"There has always been such a good network of people. Lecturers are really helpful and understanding and I have a great bunch of classmates."
"I really appreciate how our lecturers were always keen and happy to help. The support students receive is above and beyond."
"I have formed great friendships and made many connections within the sector, which will greatly benefit me when I begin looking for employment."
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Vet & laboratory services
Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.