The Enterprise Academy for the Rural and Natural Economy is a first for Scotland.

We strive to create a culture where sustainable thinking and entrepreneurial action are the norm for every student and staff member. 

Our goal is to accelerate the uptake and delivery of sustainable enterprise. We are doing this by developing enterprising mindsets and enhancing the business skills of the next generations. Success to us is the progress of an innovative and thriving natural economy in the fields of education, business and research. 

The Enterprise Academy for the Rural and Natural Economy champions sustainable enterprise in three ways: inspiring enterprise, learning through enterprise and growing enterprise. 

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Inspiring enterprise

We seek to inspire our students, academics and researchers to foster a culture of learning and practice centred on sustainable enterprise.

Learning through enterprise

Our work develops the entrepreneurial confidence and capabilities of our students, staff and communities by enhancing the knowledge and skills to support and lead the change they wish to see.

Growing enterprise

We focus firmly on supportive action with students, staff and communities as they take practical steps in creating and delivering long-term economic, environmental and social value for our rural and natural economy.

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With hundreds of courses across more than 20 disciplines, we provide the skills, experience and confidence you need to create a successful career.

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Business Services

Our business services work across food supply chains and the natural economy to help clients rise to the challenge of climate change and scientific and technological transformation.

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Working with industry and policy makers, our staff and students design, develop and deliver real-world change to benefit the global natural economy.

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