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Barony Campus

SRUC Barony Campus is set within a working 260 hectare estate, which is situated in the rolling landscape of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland.



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News in Study at SRUC

Grass act

Agriculture students at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) were challenged to be the ‘best in grass’ in a competition sponsored by fertiliser company Yara.

New tools for gardening classes

Horticulture and garden design lecturers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have been exploring innovative ways of teaching practical units during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Back to earth

After visiting her sister on Jura last year, Greenkeeping student Laura Sayer-Hall fell in love with the Inner Hebridean island and quit her job to move there full-time.

Cancellation of leading equestrian event

The organisers of the Harbro Scottish Home Pony have announced the cancellation of the event for 2020, in the light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sowing the seeds for research project

Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College have created an apple pollination experiment to help parents who are home schooling their children.

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Barony Education Office

Address: SRUC Barony Campus, Parkgate, Dumfries DG1 3NE

Telephone: 01387 860251

E-mail: barony@sruc.ac.uk