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2022 entry courses

We have some last-minute places available in Veterinary Nursing (Aberdeen and Dumfries) and Rural Animal Health (Aberdeen). Please use the Clearing form to apply. If you have any questions, please email study@sruc.ac.uk or call 0800 269 453. For 2023 entry courses, visit our Course catalogue.

Recruitment agencies and sector specialists contact SRUC to share their services with SRUC alumni. There may be a career opportunity waiting for you with one of these organisations listed below.

To list your company here, please contact us via the form below or call Julie van den Driesche on 0131 535 4488.

Agricultural & Farming Jobs

Agricultural & Farming Jobs advertise hundreds of jobs in the rural sector each month. Many are specifically for trainees, students and graduates. You can sign up online to get job alerts by email.


Countryside job specialists

If you're looking to begin your career in countryside management, ecology, landscape conservation, environmental education, animal care, horticulture or wildlife sectors CJS is a good choice. They are an ethical business advertising for jobs and volunteer placements. They have a daily news service, a full training directory of courses, professional events and a large library of in depth information covering the whole industry. To see sector specific information and guidance, as well as current jobs visit the CJS website.


DeLacy Executive

DeLacy Executive is an online employment website for the agriculture, food, natural resources, and biotechnology industry. Several new jobs are posted each month and you can register for job alert emails.


Edwards Engineering

Edwards Engineering is a Perth-based specialist in mechanical, electrical and structural engineering with a rich history of serving the grain industry. Clients include primary producers and cooperatives, grain traders and processors, maltsters, millers and feed producers.

They provide opportunities for careers across various sectors in Scotland and Northern England, such as major project design, procurement and installation, annual process plant servicing, and breakdown support.

Please contact sandy.knight@edwardsengineering.co.uk for any questions.


Jooble

Jooble offers free access to thousands of vacancies across the UK and beyond, with full time and part time jobs. The search function allows you to find jobs by region or city. 


MDS Ltd

MDS is a great place to start a fast-paced and innovative career in food or fresh produce.

They offer a graduate scheme, too. You won’t be stuck in one job, or even one company for the duration of the scheme; you’ll be moved around different roles in various business over two years gaining a lot of experience. At the end of the programme you will have built up the skills, knowledge, confidence and contacts to secure yourself a challenging role within the industry.


Noble Futures

Noble Futures is a recruitment company in the UK and Ireland operating specifically within the animal health, agricultural and equestrian sectors. They focus on executive, management, sales, marketing, purchasing, nutritional, technical and clerical positions within the industries.

Working with animal health and veterinary companies, feed companies, supplement/additive companies, biotech, pharmaceutical and clothing companies, as well as others involved with all aspects of the industry, Noble Futures offers a highly specialised service to both clients and candidates.


Project Scotland

As a volunteer for Project Scotland you get to try out new things, learn valuable lessons, make useful contacts, and meet new people. Most of all you gain real skills and experience in something you enjoy that could help you get a great job in the end. There are volunteer opportunities from IT to gamekeeping, whatever floats your boat. 


Rural Enterprises Australia

Rural Enterprises are specialists in recruiting for the rural sector and a great choice for permanent and seasonal jobs in Australia. Rural Enterprises has been operating in Western Australia for more than 60 years and they have a large and loyal client base of farmers and contractors which rely on them to fulfil their seasonal and permanent staffing requirements.


Salesroles – niche job board for sales and marketing roles

Salesroles has sales and marketing roles within agriculture and other sectors that may be of interest to graduates, jobseekers, and existing sales professionals.


Scottish Dairy Hub

The Dairy Hub acts as a signposting service connecting the dairy sector throughout Scotland. It identifies the best sources of advice and training to improve dairy farm competitiveness, technical efficiency, sustainability and growth. They also advertise career opportunities in the dairy sector on their noticeboard.


SIRE Life Sciences Recruitment

SIRE Life Sciences is a recruitment and executive search company dedicated exclusively to the life sciences industry. You can search for vacancies across Europe or by sector.


TPPL Global

TTPL Global have a range of work placements and countries available depending on skills and experience. These are paid programmes and TTPL will support you through the whole process from application and visas to securing your job placement and arranging your accommodation.


Work for Scotland

The Scottish Government plays a part in every issue that matters to people in Scotland – from health, education, housing and crime to transport, agriculture, culture and the economy.

They employ people from all walks of life, with all sorts of skills and talents. What they all have in common is that they're working to create a more successful country: creating opportunities for Scotland to flourish through sustainable economic growth.

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