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Doddie weir at match

SRUC match raises £9k for Doddie’s charity

Published: Monday, 23rd April 2018

Nearly £9,000 was raised for Doddie Weir’s MND charity in a special rugby match that saw the ‘old boys’ of Scotland’s Rural College enjoy a convincing win over SRUC’s Edinburgh Agrics student team.

Successful return of SRUC Elmwood Alumni golf day

Successful return of SRUC Elmwood Alumni golf day

Published: Monday, 23rd April 2018

Elmwood Golf Course at Scotland’s Rural College in Cupar recently hosted its second alumni golf day which brought together more than 70 current and former professional golf students.

Doddie Weir

Doddie’s class act

Published: Wednesday, 11th April 2018

Former classmates of Doddie Weir are among past and present students at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) scrummaging together to raise money for the rugby legend’s motor neurone disease charity.

James Coupland, centre, receives his RHASS Certificate for Long Service from Crichton Farm Manager Hugh McClymont, left, and Wayne Powell, Principal and Chief Executive of Scotland’s Rural College.

An Admirable Crichtonian

Published: Tuesday, 5th December 2017

A farm worker who has spent more than 30 years at Crichton Royal Dairy has been hailed as “exemplifying the commitment of SRUC staff”.

SRUC graduate Andrew McGregor receiving the award from Alec Ross, Scotland agent for Biocell Agri.

Andrew means business

Published: Friday, 17th November 2017

Sponsors of this year’s AgriScot Business Skills Award announced that “the future of farming is in good hands” after an SRUC graduate picked up first prize and a cheque for £1000.

SRUC graduates from left Adam Black, Euan Welsh, Jason Trinder

SRUC graduates on course for great things

Published: Friday, 3rd November 2017

A commis chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant, a national park ranger at Hadrian’s Wall and a greenkeeper at a Ryder Cup golf course are just some of the exciting roles landed by students from SRUC.

James Fairlie poses in field

Former student named as Young Farmer of the Year

Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017

Former SRUC student James Fairlie has been named Young Farmer of the Year in the prestigious Farmers Weekly annual awards.

Agriculture Diploma Reunion

Craibstone Students Return after 50 years

Published: Friday, 21st March 2014

Over the course of the next year SRUC will be developing a much more focused approach for a programme of services, benefits and reunion events for former students.

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