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Golf students

SRUC Elmwood pro golfers heading to America for golf scholarships

Published: Monday, 24th April 2017 in Elmwood Campus news

Four of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) HNC Professional Golf students are heading to America in August to start a year long golf scholarship. 

All the delegates at the parliamentary event.

SRUC students attend special Scottish Parliament event

Published: Monday, 24th April 2017 in Elmwood Campus news

Support staff from SRUC Elmwood campus accompanied students to the Scottish Parliament in Hollyrood to attend “Your Scottish Parliament”, a one-day event which was open to all colleges in Scotland.

Strategy launch

SRUC launches new strategy to deliver for rural Scotland

Published: Wednesday, 19th April 2017 in About SRUC news

SRUC launches its new strategy today (19.04.17), setting out the direction it will take to better serve Scotland’s rural communities and economy.

Greg Clark visit to Roslin

SRUC on show at Roslin for Secretary of State visit

Published: Wednesday, 19th April 2017 in Research news

SRUC's role in supporting innovation in agriculture was highlighted when Greg Clark, Secretary of State for the UK's Government Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, visited. 

Mizeck with mobile phone

Dairy researcher in Dumfries uses mobile phone to monitor cows in Nairobi

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Research news

For Dr Mizeck Chagunda a mobile phone means more than just access to social media.

Sefari launch

SEFARI research initiative launched by Cabinet Secretary Roseanna Cunningham

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Research news

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham launched SEFARI – a new collaborative project between six of Scotland’s leading research institutes - during a visit to SRUC’s GreenCow facility.

Sarah Skerratt at Rural Scotland in Focus 2016

Professor Sarah Skerratt becomes a Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Rural Policy Centre news

Professor Sarah Skerratt, Director of SRUC’s Rural Policy Centre, has been honoured by becoming a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Arts (RSA).

Girl playing with worm at Edinburgh Science Festival

SRUC researchers interact with over 2000 children at Edinburgh International Science Festival

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Research news

Over 2000 children (and enthusiastic parents!) took part in two activities hosted by SRUC researchers as part of this years’ Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Judging taking place

Top secret food and drink excellent awards judging takes place at SRUC

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Elmwood Campus news

SRUC Elmwood has been hosting the prestigious annual Scotland’s Food and Drink Excellence Award judging – designed to select the very best of Scotland’s larder.

Ne food careers event

Inspiring food and drink pathways

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Food and Drink news

SRUC’s Craibstone Campus recently hosted an Inspiring Food and Drink Career Pathways event to highlight the wide variety of exciting careers available in the sector.

Elmwood golf

Elmwood Golf Course showcases their efficient resource

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Elmwood Golf news

SRUC Elmwood Golf Course, near Stratheden, recently showcased the measures put in place to be a more resource efficient business.

Andrew Gellan on his bike

Pedal power rates surge as students and staff get on their bikes!

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in About SRUC news

SRUC staff have certainly taken the “get on your bike” message to heart.

Greg and Gary

Graduates reunite for alumni golf day

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017 in Elmwood Golf news

SRUC Elmwood Golf Course recently hosted an alumni golf day which brought together over 60 current and former professional golf students.

Mr Sandy Cumming, CBE

New Chairman for SRUC – Sandy Cumming CBE

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in About SRUC news

SRUC has announced that Sandy Cumming CBE is to be its new Chairman.

Food and drink launch

SRUC backs ambitious plans for Scotland’s food and drink

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in SAC Consulting news

SRUC has added its support to a bold new growth target set for Scotland’s food and drink sector.

Post grad conference winners

Inspiring through research - SRUC Postgraduate Conference 2017

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Research news

Over 50 PhD students displayed their research at the annual SRUC Postgraduate Conference which was praised for its exceptionally high quality of work.

Rural scotland photo landscape

Rural Policy Centre advises Council of Europe on rural development priorities

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Rural Policy Centre news

SRUC’s Rural Policy Centre (RPC) has been commissioned to give evidence to the Council of Europe (COE) on the development of rural areas focusing particularly on remote regions across the continent.

Award being given out

Top prize at the Scottish Rural Awards sponsored by SRUC

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in About SRUC news

As a leader in the industry Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) sponsored the prestigious Lifetime Achievement accolade at the annual Scottish Rural Awards.

Visiting the CT scanner

SRUC’s new mobile scanner shows staff what’s on the inside

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Veterinary Services news

70 staff attended SRUC’s new mobile CT scanning unit open day – to see the new equipment at first hand and to discuss how it could be used to help with research or clients’ business needs.

Scothot students hospitality

Elmwood Hospitality students win five medals in industry acclaimed SCOTHOT competition

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Elmwood Campus news

Students from SRUC's Elmwood Campus have won five medals at SCOTHOT - an industry acclaimed Scotland wide hospitality competition.

eef student katie

Edinburgh undergraduate reaches finals of Beef Student of the Year

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Edinburgh Campus news

A student from the Edinburgh Campus of SRUC studying a BSc in Agriculture is amongst four finalists in the prestigious Beef Shorthorn Society - Beef Student of the Year award.

Dog grooming with students

School pupils enjoy a “Taste of their Future” at Barony

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Barony Campus news

Over 50 school pupils enjoyed the opportunity to try out different practical tasks at the “Taste of Your Future” event that was held at SRUC's Barony Campus.

The SRUC Oatridge students working at the Flanders Moss site.

Record number of volunteers from Oatridge help at heritage site

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Study at SRUC news

Countryside Management and Rural Skills Students from SRUC's Oatridge Campus got their hands dirty by enjoying a day volunteering with Scottish National Heritage (SNH).

Allotment group

Elmwood allotment club springs into action!

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Elmwood Campus news

The allotment club at SRUC's Elmwood Campus is springing into action – by celebrating it's third year.

Team step challenge

SRUC Food and Drink team ‘Walk all over Cancer’

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017 in Food and Drink news

The team at SRUC Food and Drink have been putting their best feet forward to “Walk all over Cancer” this March.

International Animal Health Specialists Choose a Highland Venue for their Gatherings  

Published: Monday, 27th March 2017 in SAC Consulting news

Inverness and Aviemore will be the focus for a Highland gathering of world experts in animal health and disease control this week.

BASC shooting

Elmwood gamekeeping students attend another great BASC shoot day

Published: Friday, 24th March 2017 in Elmwood Campus news

Gamekeeping students from SRUC's Elmwood Campus attended the recent British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) shoot day event at Scone palace.

Agric students

Edinburgh students take part in Young Engineers’ Competition

Published: Thursday, 23rd March 2017 in Edinburgh Campus news

Three 3rd year Agriculture students from SRUC's Edinburgh Campus will be taking part in a prestigious young engineers competition.

Swaledale Ewe and Lamb

SRUC Vets’ advice on Schmallenberg virus in Scotland

Published: Wednesday, 22nd March 2017 in Veterinary Services news

In the past two week SAC Consulting Veterinary Services has confirmed two diagnoses of Schmallenberg Virus (SBV) infection in malformed lambs in two Scottish flocks close to the border with England.

Oatridge student Laura Keddie with George Anderson, Honorary President of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society.

Double horticulture award win

Published: Thursday, 16th March 2017 in Study at SRUC news

The Oatridge Campus of SRUC has been honoured with two awards from the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society.

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