Elmwood Campus news

The golf teams from SRUC’s Elmwood campus

SRUC golfers driving for Nationals

Published: Friday, 17th November 2017

Two golf teams from SRUC’s Elmwood campus are on course to qualify for the chance to compete among the best in Britain.

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.

Pictured: The Beechgrove Garden and film crew at Elmwood Golf Course

Beechgrove’s Carole reminisces on her time at Elmwood during recent visit to Cupar

Published: Thursday, 14th September 2017

The popular Beechgrove Garden television show has been filming at Elmwood Golf Course recently as part of their roadshow series.

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Elmwood student takes to the stage at prestigious flower and food festival

Published: Thursday, 14th September 2017

Craig Trewern a former hospitality student from the Elmwood Campus of SRUC recently took part in one of the areas’ largest and most well attended flower, food and drink festivals in Dundee.

Pictured: SRUC staff at the plenary session at Elmwood campus.

150 attend Learning and Teaching Conference at Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 30th August 2017

150 academic staff attended SRUC’s third Learning and Teaching Conference held recently at Elmwood campus in Cupar.

Ready steady cook

Elmwood  is ready steady (cook)

Published: Wednesday, 19th July 2017

The Hospitality team at the Elmwood Campus of SRUC has been hitting the road recently with their Ready Steady Cook roadshow.

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Horticulture department creates eye-catching floral display in Cupar town centre

Published: Wednesday, 5th July 2017

Horticultural staff from the SRUC Elmwood campus and students have been creating an eye catching floral display on the east road leading into Cupar town centre.

Elmwood open day

Elmwood welcomed record numbers and temperatures at their open day

Published: Wednesday, 31st May 2017

SRUC's Elmwood Campus in Cupar opened its doors again to the local community at their annual free family fun day on Sunday 14 May.

All the delegates at the parliamentary event.

SRUC students attend special Scottish Parliament event

Published: Wednesday, 3rd May 2017

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

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Elmwood golf students heading to America for scholarships

Published: Wednesday, 3rd May 2017

Four SRUC HNC Professional Golf students are heading to America in August to start a year long golf scholarship. 

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

Published: Tuesday, 18th April 2017

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.

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Elmwood Hospitality students win five medals in industry acclaimed SCOTHOT competition

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017

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

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Elmwood allotment club springs into action!

Published: Tuesday, 28th March 2017

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

BASC shooting

Elmwood gamekeeping students attend another great BASC shoot day

Published: Friday, 24th March 2017

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

Elmwood Students Lisa Cattenach and Colin Brown in the garden with fellow classmates

Elmwood Horticulture students bring music and light to museum garden

Published: Tuesday, 28th February 2017

Horticultural Students from the Elmwood Campus of SRUC are creating a sensory garden within the grounds of a famous St Andrews museum.

Golfers

Elmwood hosts high schools golf competition and information day

Published: Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

SRUC Elmwood Golf Course will be opening its doors to local high schools and visitors on Friday 10 March.

Elmwood Campus students show off the promotional literature.

Scotland’s Rural College reaches prestigious marketing finals

Published: Friday, 3rd February 2017

SRUC's entry into the College Development Network (CDN) awards has been shortlisted for the Promotional Literature category.

Kevin pictured in the horticultural unit at Elmwood.

Elmwood student reaches Scottish finals for Young Horticulturalist of the Year

Published: Friday, 3rd February 2017

HNC Horticulture Student Kevin Keith, from the Elmwood Campus of SRUC, has reached the Scottish Finals of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s Young Horticulturalist of the Year.

Fife Flyers ice hockey team captain Ryan Dingle was a recent visitor to Elmwood.

Captain Ryan Dingle brings his puck to Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 18th January 2017

Fife Flyers ice hockey team captain Ryan Dingle recently visited Elmwood Campus to speak to students on the importance of lifelong learning, healthy eating and nutrition.

Field to Fork Elmwood students

SRUC Elmwood students are runners up in national Field to Fork Challenge

Published: Wednesday, 21st December 2016

A team of Gamekeeping and Hospitality students from Elmwood Campus has been named runner-up in a prestigious national Field to Fork Challenge.

Elmwood student Nicole Cummings receives her “Savour St Andrews” bursary from Ian MacDonald of the St Andrews Links Trust.

Elmwood student Nicole wins Savour St Andrews bursary

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

Professional cookery student at Elmwood Nicole Cummings has been awarded a special “Savour St Andrews” bursary which is designed to help boost her career in the hospitality industry.

SRUC Elmwood students - Sean Ramage, Gregor Mitchell, Danielle Stewart and Kirstie Straiton standing behind the completed - and well hidden - artificial den.

SRUC signs up to national wildcat conservation project

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

SRUC students from Elmwood campus have joined the national fight to protect and save Scotland’s iconic wildcats.

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Success for Elmwood’s Pauline as she gains MA in Teaching

Published: Wednesday, 7th December 2016

SRUC’s Education for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Co-ordinator Pauline Blake-Johnston has achieved an MA in Teaching ESOL from the Linguistics Department at Lancaster University.

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Elmwood students hold wine and tapas event for Cupar Christmas Lights Fund

Published: Wednesday, 9th November 2016

Hospitality students from Elmwood held a community fundraising wine and taps evening recently to raise funds for the Cupar Christmas Lights Fund.

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Elmwood student shortlisted for top award for commitment to learning

Published: Wednesday, 26th October 2016

A student at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has been shortlisted for a prestigious award recognising an outstanding commitment to learning.

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From pots to pedals – SRUC Elmwood student takes on 250 mile challenge

Published: Wednesday, 26th October 2016

A professional cookery student from the Elmwood Campus of SRUC is about to swap her chef’s hat for a cycling helmet as she heads to Vietnam to start a 250 mile charity trip to Cambodia.

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Elmwood Campus Helps Cook up a Recipe for Success at Local Nursery

Published: Wednesday, 17th August 2016

The Elmwood Campus of SRUC has been helping cook up a recipe for success by contributing produce to the new Community Kitchen at Westfield Family Nurture Centre in Cupar.

Beechgrove visit to Elmwood

Beechgrove Gardener Jim’s Delight at SRUC’s Hands on Approach

Published: Wednesday, 6th July 2016

Beechgrove gardener Jim McColl’s meetings with horticulture students and staff at SRUC Elmwood have reassured him the future of practical horticulture is in good hands.

Filming Celebrity Antiques Road Trip at Elmwood Golf

Elmwood Campus Gains Reputation as Popular Filming Location

Published: Wednesday, 6th July 2016

SRUC Elmwood is fast becoming a popular location for film crews and television presenters it would seem.

Nicole Cumming award

Inspiring words and Inspiring Students at SRUC Elmwood Awards Ceremony

Published: Wednesday, 8th June 2016

Students attending the annual prize giving at the Elmwood Campus of SRUC were reminded that a commitment to lifelong learning ensured they always had the right skills at the right time.

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SRUC Elmwood Campus students repair footpath at wilderness site

Published: Friday, 27th May 2016

Countryside Management students at SRUC Elmwood Campus have been learning “on the job” during a recent work week where they repaired a stretch of footpath at a remote wilderness site in Sutherland.

SRUC Lecturer Paul Miller, Eloy Barranco Cruz, David Gomez Aguera, Gonzaga Escauriaza Barreiro, Mike Clark, Scholarship Programme Coordinator de R&A, Wendy Cole, Director Golf Course Management de R&A, Steve Isaac

Royal Spanish Golf Federation visits Elmwood after ‘Secret Shopper’ gives Glowing Report

Published: Wednesday, 27th April 2016

SRUC Elmwood golf education has been lauded after a recent student admitted they had acted as a ‘secret shopper’ while studying for their HNC.

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Successful Fife Disability Open at SRUC Elmwood Golf Course

Published: Wednesday, 27th April 2016

Over 60 golfers, with varying degrees of disability, recently attended the 13th Fife Disability Open Golf event, organised by students studying professional golf at the SRUC Elmwood Campus.

Elena Frizzo, Ruth Hanlon, Lee Hall and Josh MacDonald

SRUC Professional Cookery Students Win Top Scholarships

Published: Thursday, 24th March 2016

Four SRUC Elmwood Professional Cookery Students were recently identified as some of Scotland’s finest young talent, as they won coveted scholarships by Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland.

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Top Tattie Triumphs!

Published: Wednesday, 13th January 2016

SRUC Hospitality student Craig Trewern, aged 30 from St Andrews, recently won the SAC Consulting Association of Potato Producers Recipe Competition.

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‘Game On’ for Elmwood Students in Field to Fork Competition

Published: Thursday, 10th December 2015

SRUC Elmwood students Lee Hall and Adam Hunt are the first winners of a new competition ‘Field to Fork’ run by Scotland’s Natural Larder.

Chefs Elmwood

SRUC Elmwood Students Learn From the Best

Published: Wednesday, 11th November 2015

SRUC Elmwood students were recently invited to take part in the 10th Anniversary Chefs’ conference held at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow.

Elmwood and Kitchen

SRUC Elmwood Students Learn in Tom Kitchin’s Kitchen

Published: Wednesday, 14th October 2015

Four Professional Cookery students from SRUC’s Elmwood Campus recently took an afternoon out of class to attend a masterclass in Edinburgh with award winning Michelin starred Chef Tom Kitchin.

Countdown to Christmas with SRUC Elmwood – Cookery Classes and Festive Feasts on Offer

Published: Wednesday, 14th October 2015

Start your Countdown to Christmas with the Elmwood Campus of SRUC by joining one of the new evening cookery classes or make your reservation for a festive feast at Themes Training Restaurant.

Elmwood campus Christmas event

Christmas Comes Early to SRUC’s Elmwood Campus

Published: Thursday, 1st October 2015

The Hospitality and Horticulture Departments of Scotland’s Rural College’s Elmwood Campus teamed up with Fife College’s Hair and Beauty Team.

French horticulture students

SRUC Elmwood Hosts French Horticultural Student Exchange

Published: Thursday, 1st October 2015

SRUC’s Elmwood Campus recently welcomed over 50 horticulture students and lecturers from Ecole du Paysage, Grenoble as part of their two week exchange trip to Scotland.

Launch of the Fife Larder Food Map

Fife Larder Food Map Launched at SRUC Elmwood

Published: Thursday, 1st October 2015

The third edition of the popular Fife Larder Food Map, was launched last week at SRUC’s Elmwood Campus with hospitality students laying on a feast of food sourced from the region’s natural larder.

The First Minister with US students

First Minister Met American Pupils Learning to Golf at SRUC's Elmwood Golf Course

Published: Wednesday, 15th July 2015

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited SRUC’s Elmwood Golf Course in Fife on Monday 6 July, to learn more about the American summer student exchange programme currently underway.

Crail Food Festival

Food & Drink at SRUC – A Firm Favourite on the Menu at Crail Food Festival!

Published: Wednesday, 17th June 2015

Food & Drink at SRUC was a firm favourite at last weekend’s Crail Food Festival 12-14 June 2015!

Students from the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College, gathered to collect their awards at the annual prize giving

Celebrating Success at Elmwood Prizegiving - Learning for Lifetime

Published: Wednesday, 3rd June 2015

Students from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College gathered to collect their awards at the annual prize giving.

Liam Anderson, the blogging gardener from Shetland

Liam, the Gardening Blogger from Shetland, Wins Student Award at SRUC Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 3rd June 2015

Liam Anderson, the blogging gardener from Shetland, was declared the best SVQ Horticulture student during the recent annual prize giving at the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College in Cupar.

Keira Williamson - Barony Open Day

Sunday’s Open Days at Elmwood and Barony Welcome Budding Botanists and Wannabe Stuntriders

Published: Wednesday, 20th May 2015

SRUC’s Elmwood and Barony campuses are inviting the public in on Sunday 24 May and 31 May with activities and displays that entertain, and showcase opportunities to study at Scotland’s Rural College.

Wellington Display

SRUC Elmwood Gave Some Wellie to RAF Leuchars Celebrations

Published: Wednesday, 20th May 2015

In their trusted wellie boots SRUC Elmwood’s horticulture students stepped back in time to highlight food production during WWII.

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Home Grown Produce – SRUC Celebrates the Year of Food & Drink

Published: Wednesday, 22nd April 2015

2015 is Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink which aims to inspire Scots and visitors alike to celebrate Scotland’s outstanding natural larder, and develop its reputation as being a Land of Food and Drink.

Chatterbox Club

SRUC Elmwood Campus Helping Chatterboxes in Cupar Primary School

Published: Wednesday, 8th April 2015

The Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is providing a valuable Chatterbox service to ten pupils in primary 1 and 2 at St Columba’s Primary School, Cupar.

Elmwood Golf Students

Young Golfers from SRUC Elmwood Win League for Fourth Consecutive Year

Published: Wednesday, 8th April 2015

Golfing students from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) continued their winning streak in the recent British Schools & Colleges Golf Tour.

Abernethy Forest

Elmwood Students Inspired by Abernethy Experience

Published: Wednesday, 25th March 2015

Three days spent helping with habitat management in Abernethy Forest proved inspirational for Countryside Management Students from the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College.

Jim Goodlad, Donald Alexander from Isle of Gigha, Cameron Brown from Leslie, Declan Lindsay from Glenrothes and Jim McKerrachar.

From Fife to the Highlands - Head Keeper Poaches Students from SRUC Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 11th March 2015

Game keeping student Cameron Brown (17), from Fife is bound for the Highlands and a grouse moor job following the visit to SRUC Elmwood by Head Keeper Jim McKerrachar of Phoines Estates, Dalwinnie.

First Ever North East Fife Jobs Fair

First ever North East Fife Jobs Fair Triumphed at SRUC’s Elmwood Campus

Published: Wednesday, 4th March 2015

Up to 100 local jobs were filled at the first ever North East Fife Jobs Fair hosted on 19 February at Scotland’s Rural College’s (SRUC) Elmwood campus with co-organiser Huw Bell.

Students in SRUC Elmwood greenhouse

Inspectors Gives Top Marks for Supported Student Accommodation at SRUC Elmwood Campus

Published: Wednesday, 18th February 2015

The supported accommodation at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College achieved top marks following a review of the service by the Care Inspectorate.

Introduction to Land Based Studies students building bridges at Kirkton & Auchtertyre

Education and Research Build Bridges at Kirkton and Auchtertyre

Published: Wednesday, 18th February 2015

Students on the Introduction to Land Based Studies course at the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College recently spent two days bridge building at SRUC’s hill farms near Crianlarich.

Tweed Valley visit

Elmwood Students Take a Trip to the River Tweed

Published: Wednesday, 11th February 2015

HNC Countryside Management students from SRUC’s Elmwood Campus learnt first-hand about natural flood management on a study trip to the River Tweed catchment area in the Borders.

Ayr Riverside Erasmus Tour

SRUC Students at Elmwood and Ayr Riverside Offered Opportunity in Europe

Published: Wednesday, 17th December 2014

Over 60 students from the Elmwood and Ayr Riverside campuses of Scotland’s Rural College will take part in study tours to Sweden and Spain next year, through an EU funded Erasmus Project.

Derek Daly, Director of Education at the Silver Lakes Academy in South Africa

SRUC Lecturer Maintains Elmwood’s Links with Golf in Africa

Published: Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

Dr Paul Miller, Lecturer in Greenkeeping and Golf Course Management at SRUC's Elmwood campus, has just returned from the first ever African R&A Greenkeeping Workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya.

David Hume at the Scen China Youth Summit

SRUC Raises Profile at Gleneagles Third Scen China Youth Summit

Published: Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

Scotland’s Rural College was a noticeable presence in Gleneagles at the third Scen China Youth Summit.

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Cupar Hospitality Lecturer Vicki Voted Tops by SRUC Students

Published: Wednesday, 19th November 2014

Cupar-based lecturer Vicky Munro, Leader of the Hospitality Programme at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College, received an Excellence in Teaching Award at SRUC's graduation ceremony.

Local School Pupils Help Elmwood Golf Course Staff Plant Hundreds of Trees

Published: Wednesday, 19th November 2014

SRUC Elmwood Golf Course was helped once again by local primary schools and the Woodland Trust at their community planting event.

Student from SRUC Elmwood Campus Invited Speaker at Gleneagles

Published: Thursday, 6th November 2014

A Chinese student studying at the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College has been invited to speak at Gleneagles during an event attended by Cabinet Secretary for Education and Life Long Learning.

Calling on Traditional Golfers - SRUC Hickory (shafted) Challenge - Kingarrock Golf Club

Published: Thursday, 6th November 2014

Students from Scotland’s Rural College are holding the second ever SRUC Hickory Golf Challenge at Kingarrock Golf Course, by Craigrothie, Cupar, on 18 November, tee off 1.00pm.

Seafood in Colleges event

Seafood is Served at SRUC Elmwood Event

Published: Tuesday, 28th October 2014

SRUC Elmwood recently hosted the first pilot “Seafood in Colleges” event after being awarded the opportunity by the joint project team at Seafood Scotland and College Development Network.

Student Gamekeepers

SAFE Shooting Awards for Gamekeeping Students at SRUC Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 15th October 2014

Student gamekeepers at SRUC’s Elmwood Campus received their Safe Shot Awards following specialist coaching and assessment from the British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

Vicki Munro and Lorna Logan in Michigan

SRUC Elmwood Forges links with Michigan, USA

Published: Wednesday, 15th October 2014

Vicki Munro, SRUC Hospitality Programme Leader at Elmwood Campus, and HNC Professional Cookery student Lorna Logan returned from Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan after establishing new links.

Abernethy burning

Habitat Management and Elmwood Student Success at Abernethy

Published: Wednesday, 15th October 2014

A long standing partnership between students from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College and staff at RSPB’s Abernethy Forest on Speyside has proved its worth to both parties.

Kevin Laidlaw at the Ryder Cup

Elmwood Student Enjoys Opportunity to Work at Ryder Cup

Published: Wednesday, 1st October 2014

SRUC student Kevin Laidlaw, studying HNC Golf Course Management at the Elmwood Campus in Fife, has said he has the College to thank for his recent experience working at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

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SRUC Part of Farming with Dyslexia Working Group

Published: Thursday, 18th September 2014

Jo Aitken from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College, is representing SRUC on the new Farming with Dyslexia Working Group, led by NFU Scotland and chaired by Union Vice President Rob Livesey.

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Elmwood Catering Students’ Success in Sheffield

Published: Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Three Professional Cookery students from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College returned from this years Skills for Chefs conference in Sheffield with an award and high praise.

Ryder Cup visits Elmwood

Ryder Cup Visit Inspires Young Fife Golfers

Published: Wednesday, 13th August 2014

More than 100 young golfers were inspired to reach for the stars when they got a close look at the Ryder Cup at SRUC’s Elmwood Golf Course.

Alex Robb and Briony Dall SRUCSA

Students at Scotland’s Rural College Elect New Presidential Team

Published: Wednesday, 25th June 2014

Students at Scotland’s Rural College have elected their new presidential team.

Royal Lytham & St Anne’s Championship Links Group

Elmwood Winners Race to Lytham!

Published: Wednesday, 25th June 2014

Following a successful SRUC Trust Fund bid, 16 student golfers from SRUC's Elmwood Campus had the unique opportunity to visit and play at Royal Lytham & St Anne’s Championship Links.

US Visitors

American High School Students Tour Includes Fife and SRUC Elmwood Campus

Published: Wednesday, 25th June 2014

The Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College is one of the key stops for parties of high school students from America during June and July.

Abbie and Darren with Chef Jean Christophe Novelli

Elmwood Students Success with Seafood

Published: Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Students Abbie Clunie and Darren Spence from the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College came second in the UK Seafood Young Chef of the year award 2014.

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SRUC Elmwood Gamekeeping Students in New Charity Calendar – Gamekeeper Girls

Published: Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Two gamekeeping students from Scotland’s Rural College are among the ladies chosen to feature in a charity calendar in aid of the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust.

Helen Jamieson

Elmwood Prizewinners Prove Education Adds Value

Published: Wednesday, 18th June 2014

The example set by two prizewinning students from the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College proves the life changing value of education and the benefits of finding the right course.

Student golfers caddying at Gleneagles

Student Caddies’ Top Flight Experience

Published: Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Golf students studying at the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College recently acted as caddies for a prestigious tournament held at Gleneagles.

Helen Jamieson

Education Returner Helen a Prizewinning Graduate

Published: Monday, 9th June 2014

Deciding to go back to college after 20 years at work was a big step for Helen Jamieson, but it certainly paid off for the mature student from Tullibody.

Elmwood Campus receiving CIS Excellence in Hospitality Award

Elmwood Team Wins Excellence in Hospitality Education Award

Published: Wednesday, 4th June 2014

The Hospitality education provided by the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College was ranked first in the recent Catering in Scotland Excellence Awards.

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Elmwood Pathbuilders Return from Kinlochbervie Expedition

Published: Thursday, 29th May 2014

Students at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College have recently returned from a hard week of practical work at Sandwood Bay, near Kinlochbervie in Sutherland.

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SRUC Greenkeeping Student Byron Gains the Experience of a Lifetime.

Published: Wednesday, 21st May 2014

SRUC Green Keeping Student Byron Gains the Experience of a Lifetime.

Euan Polson Elmwood greenkeeping student

SRUC Greenkeeping Student Euan Gains the Experience of a Lifetime.

Published: Tuesday, 20th May 2014

No one is looking forward to the Scottish Open Golf Championship, planned for Royal Aberdeen from 10 -12th July, more than 27 year old Euan Polson.

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Cupar to Kinlochbervie for Elmwood Student Path Builders.

Published: Friday, 16th May 2014

Students at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College have recently returned from a hard week of practical work at Sandwood Bay, near Kinlochbervie in Sutherland.

Busy Bees garden

Elmwood Busy Bee Garden Launched

Published: Wednesday, 14th May 2014

Award Winning Garden Built by Local Students, Nursery and School Groups.

Elmwood Campus

Elmwood Open for Free Family Fun Day

Published: Wednesday, 14th May 2014

The Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College is throwing open its gates for a 2014 Open Day!

British colleges golf Final

Elmwood Golf Team Makes Top Three

Published: Wednesday, 14th May 2014

Golf students at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College achieved their best ever finish at this year’s British Colleges National Finals.

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Elmwood Chefs’ Skills take them to National Final

Published: Wednesday, 16th April 2014

Three Professional Cookery students from the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College have won through to the final of The 2014 Young Restaurant Team of the Year.

Newt Survey

Night time Newt Hunt at Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 2nd April 2014

With spring underway and frog spawn beginning to appear a course on the identification and handling of frogs, toads and especially newts was organised recently on SRUC’s Elmwood Golf Course.

Elmwood Golf Course tree planting

Elmwood Golf Course Tree Planting a Community Effort

Published: Friday, 21st March 2014

Staff and students from the Elmwood Campus in Cupar spent a busy afternoon alongside pupils from the local Castlehill Primary School recently, as they planted trees on Elmwood Golf Course.

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Get out and Golfing with SRUC Elmwood!

Published: Wednesday, 12th March 2014

SRUC’s Elmwood Golf Course is opening its doors on Saturday 22 March, encouraging everyone to Come and Try!

Defib Saves Lives

SRUC's Elmwood Golf Course Joins Nationwide Campaign to Help Save Lives

Published: Wednesday, 12th March 2014

Cupar's Elmwood Golf Course, which is run by Scotland's Rural College, is now part of nationwide campaign to help save lives by having a defibrillator on the premises.

Badminton ladies doubles - Chelsea Irvine, Elissa Nicholson

Badminton Brilliance from SRUC Students!

Published: Wednesday, 12th March 2014

Two students from Scotland's Rural College, studying at the Elmwood Campus, have qualified for the Scottish Student Sport badminton ladies’ doubles Cup Final.

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American Golf Internships for Elmwood Students

Published: Wednesday, 5th March 2014

Greenkeeping students at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College recently had the opportunity to learn about long-term placements working on some of America’s finest golf courses.

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Commercial Links Enhance Elmwood Greenkeeping Courses

Published: Wednesday, 26th February 2014

Greenkeeping students at our Elmwood Campus are taking part in a grass seed trial in conjunction with Rigby Taylor, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of greenkeeping products.

Chef Leon wins praise Elmwood

Leon Wins Praise at Rotary Young Chef Competition

Published: Wednesday, 5th February 2014

Seventeen year old student Leon Abolghassem, studying for a Level 1 Diploma Introduction to Professional Cookery at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College, has been praised for his work in a recent cookery contest.

Elmwood Hospitality - St Andrews Xmas lights switch on

SRUC Staff Light Up St Andrews

Published: Wednesday, 11th December 2013

Hospitality staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College recently ran two very successful stalls at the St Andrew’s Christmas Lights Switch On.

SRUC Hickory Golf Challenge

Inaugural Elmwood Hickory Golf Challenge

Published: Wednesday, 13th November 2013

The first SRUC Hickory Golf Challenge took place at Kingarrock Golf Course recently, organised by HND Golf Course Management students at the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College.

Chinese Autumn Moon Festival

Chinese Students at Elmwood Celebrate the Moon Festival

Published: Wednesday, 6th November 2013

One of the most important festivals in Chinese culture is the annual Mid-Autumn or Moon Festival.

Gamekeepers

Japanese Interest in Elmwood Gamekeeping

Published: Wednesday, 23rd October 2013

A Japanese journalist visited the Elmwood Campus of Scotland's Rural College to find out more about the gamekeeping course run there.

Elmwood Graduation 2013

SRUC Elmwood’s Star Students Graduate!

Published: Tuesday, 15th October 2013

SRUC Elmwood students were rewarded for their hard work and dedication at their graduation ceremony on Friday.

Challenge Cup Team

Elmwood Hosts Scottish Championships

Published: Wednesday, 25th September 2013

For the tenth year running disabled golfers and coaches from the Scottish Disability Golf Partnership (SDGP) came along to SRUC’s Elmwood Golf Club to play in an annual team Challenge Cup match.

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Elmwood Retain Their Prestigious ISO 14001 Certification

Published: Wednesday, 11th September 2013

Elmwood Campus and Golf Course have successfully retained their ISO 14001 certification for the 18th year running.

Tourism meeting at Elmwood campus

First Meeting of New SRUC Tourism Department

Published: Wednesday, 11th September 2013

The Elmwood Campus Golf Course recently hosted the inaugural meeting of the Sports and Tourism Department of Scotland’s Rural College.

Gamekeepers

Getting to Know SRUC: Gamekeeping

Published: Wednesday, 24th July 2013

Gamekeeping courses have been associated with the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College for almost 20 years, well before the recent merger.

Elmwood Animal Care students qualify as Marine Animal Medics

Elmwood Students Have a Whale of a Time

Published: Wednesday, 10th July 2013

A group of SRUC Animal Care students based at Elmwood Campus have recently qualified as Marine Animal Medics.

SRUC Golf Education Alliance

China Celebrates Progress for SRUC Elmwood Golf Alliance

Published: Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

Humza Yousaf MSP, Scotland’s External Affairs Minister, was amongst those celebrating the progress of a golf training initiative in China, delivered by SRUC Elmwood Golf International.

Chillilicious cook off

Chillilicious Cook Off at SRUC Elmwood Campus

Published: Wednesday, 19th June 2013

For the second year SRUC Elmwood Campus and local food company Chillilicious, have come together to challenge the hospitality students to use the company’s products in an innovative way.

Elmwood Students Urged to Focus their Minds at Annual Awards

Published: Wednesday, 12th June 2013

Over 200 award winners, guests, sponsors and college staff attended the recent SRUC Elmwood Campus awards ceremony.

Cornucopia show team

Entries to Gardening Scotland from the Ayr, Cupar, Broxburn and Edinburgh Campuses of Scotland’s Rural College

Published: Wednesday, 22nd May 2013

With gardeners from fifteen months to fifty-plus contributing to its entries at Edinburgh’s annual “Gardening Scotland” show, SRUC emphasises the role horticulture can play for all generations.

Meeting to Discuss Falkland Estate “New Farmer Project”

Published: Wednesday, 22nd May 2013

Staff from the Elmwood campus of Scotland’s Rural College are providing technical and business advice for a scheme exploring a way for new entrants to get into food production.

SRUC Elmwood Supported Accommodation Rates ‘Very Good’ in Official Report

Published: Wednesday, 8th May 2013

The Supported Accommodation on the Elmwood Campus of Scotland’s Rural College is highly successful in supporting people with extra learning needs, according to a report by the Care Inspectorate.

Chocolate making

Chocolate-making Air Force Style at Elmwood

Published: Wednesday, 20th March 2013

SRUC students at Elmwood recently flexed their gastronomic muscles at a chocolate-making workshop run by an RAF Chef.

Elmwood Meeting Focuses on Food & Drink at SRUC

Published: Wednesday, 27th February 2013

Staff from across SRUC met at the Elmwood Campus this week to focus on the range of activity linked to food and drink.

Abbie Clunie

Elmwood Hospitality Student Wins Award

Published: Wednesday, 20th February 2013

SRUC Hospitality student Abbie Clunie from Pittenweem, recently won the Rotary District 1010 Young Chef Competition at Dundee College.

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SRUC Elmwood Campus Golf Course Wins Prestigious Environmental Accreditation

Published: Wednesday, 30th January 2013

Long-term efforts by SRUC’s Elmwood Golf Course to operate in harmony with its environment have received international recognition from the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO).

Elmwood Campus Students Win at Aberdeen Hair and Beauty Competition

Published: Tuesday, 4th December 2012

Hair and Beauty students from SRUC Elmwood Campus at Cupar in Fife were award winners at this year’s Aberdeen College, Hair and Beauty Festival 2012.

Spud Henderson and Willie Balfour

Elmwood Hospitality Students Cook up a Storm in Glasgow

Published: Wednesday, 31st October 2012

Links between education and food production in Fife were given another big boost thanks to the work of the Fife Food Network.

Elmwood Sports Student Receives Leadership Award

Published: Wednesday, 24th October 2012

A HNC Sports Coaching student from the Elmwood Campus of SRUC (Scotland’s Rural College) has been awarded a Rotary Youth Leadership Award.

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Elmwood Students on Prize List Again - Young Aberdeen Greenkeeper Finalist in National Award.

Published: Wednesday, 24th October 2012

Chris Watson, from Peterculter in Aberdeen, a student from SRUC’s Elmwood Campus in Cupar, was one of just two runners up in the recent “Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards”.

Cupar fire station

Back to school for Cupar’s Fire fighters

Published: Wednesday, 24th October 2012

Elmwood Campus has seen many things come and go over the years but soon it will be a close observer of the movements of Fife’s Fire and Rescue Service as they move on site.

Green keeping

Come to Fife for the best golf ‘courses’ in the world!

Published: Wednesday, 24th October 2012

Scotland may be the home of golf, but Fife is the home of golf education, something it is now being recognised for worldwide.

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