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Events for 29th Aug 2018

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Countryside and Conservation Taster Day

Date: 29th August 2018

Location: SRUC Ayr Riverside Campus, University Avenue, KA8 0SX

Time: 10:00 - 14:00

Cost: Free

Our team of lecturers from the Countryside and Conservation course at the beautiful riverside Ayr Campus will lead an activity packed day.

Here you will explore different techniques used to find out about our local wildlife and environment. We will have specialist guest speakers as well as a taste of the subjects which you can explore in-depth on our HNC Countryside Management programme should you be interested in exploring this fascinating and rewarding topic in more detail.

Refreshments will be provided but please bring a packed lunch and suitable outdoor footwear.

Lecturers from the Countryside and Conservation course will lead an activity packed day where you can explore a vast array of techniques which we use to find out about our local wildlife, including:

  • Want to know what an otter gets up to when it’s not in the water? – Learn about wildlife cameras with our resident expert.
  • Get a bird’s eye view of our environment with our Drone team
  • DNA is not just on CSI – find out how conservationists are using DNA to find out about some of our more elusive wildlife.
  • Ever wondered where Gulls go when they are not eating your chips? Find out about Satellite tagging – with our expert Hannah Riley
  • Get up close and personal and look at a range of wildlife under our microscopes in the lab.

Open Evening at Ayr

Date: 29th August 2018

Location: SRUC Ayr Riverside Campus, University Avenue, KA8 0SX

Time: 16:00 - 18:30

Cost: Free

An opportunity for prospective students to visit the SRUC. Speak to staff, see facilities, and learn more about our courses for prospective students.

2013 Undergraduate Prospectus

Click here to book online. For enquiries please email ayr@sruc.ac.uk or call us on 01292 886196

Alternatively, please complete our online enquiry form.

Visit www.sruc.ac.uk/opendays to find out more.

 

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