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New award to recognise agricultural communicators
A new agricultural communications award has been established by SRUC to recognise students, past and present, engaged in publicly promoting agriculture.
Work starts on ONE SeedPod innovation hub for food and drink manufacturing
Work to create ONE SeedPod – the transformational industry innovation hub for Scotland’s food and drink industry – has started in Aberdeen, following the completion of the capital funding package and award of the construction contract.
On-farm events will help build resilience
With rising costs, unpredictable weather patterns and the removal of pesticides adding to the uncertainties in farming, researchers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are teaming up with colleagues from SAC Consulting to deliver three on-farm events across the country to identify key challenges and create solutions that work on farm.
European sheep project identifies health and nutrition solutions
A three-year project, spanning eight European countries, has identified nearly 100 solutions to farmers’ sheep health and nutrition needs.
New survey to record livestock ear tag experiences
A project investigating the factors impacting on ear tag loss and retention in cattle and sheep in Scotland has launched an online survey to build on information gathered in stakeholder interviews.
Awards recognise diverse careers of former SRUC students
The boss of a national charity, a pedigree Aberdeen Angus cattle breeder and the founder of a social enterprise company are among the winners in the Alumni Entrepreneur Network awards, organised by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).
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"I really appreciate how creative the course is. We have a lot of freedom when it comes to modules."
"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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