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News published November 2018

Gender pay gap decreases in rural areas

Gender pay gap decreases in rural areas

Published on Thursday, 15th November 2018

The gender pay gap in rural, island and remote areas has decreased over the last decade.

The new intake of CLAAS apprentices at Barony

Top of the CLAAS

Published on Wednesday, 14th November 2018

The Barony campus has been marking the tenth anniversary of a highly successful training partnership with one of the world’s leading farm machinery manufacturers.

Muck spreader

Chance not to waste

Published on Wednesday, 14th November 2018

A comprehensive new assurance scheme aims to reduce the pollution caused by spreading organic materials on UK farms.

Interactive demo on beef value

Interactive demo on beef value

Published on Wednesday, 14th November 2018

Oatridge students will help SAC Consulting’s Senior Beef Specialist to deliver an interactive demonstration at AgriScot.

Professor Andrew Barnes and Dr Henry Creissen (centre) join staff and students from the University Jean Piaget Bissau and the University of Lisbon to discuss a new Agronomy course

Researchers return to Guinea-Bissau

Published on Monday, 12th November 2018

Researchers from SRUC recently visited Guinea-Bissau as part of their Academy of Medical Sciences/Global Challenges Research Fund project on diversification within cashew production.

Alasdair Allan, left, and Craig Stout are among the SRUC students vying for this year’s AgriScot Business Skills award

A grand opportunity

Published on Monday, 12th November 2018

A £1000 cash prize, plus a sponsored trip to the Nuffield Farming Conference, will be awarded to the winner of this year’s AgriScot Business Skills competition.

Some of the 22 graduates who achieved their HND in Veterinary Nursing pictured with Niall Connell, Junior Vice-President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Words of Kung-Fu Panda inspire students

Published on Monday, 12th November 2018

Students at SRUC’s recent winter graduation ceremony were asked to take inspiration from the wise words of a noted philosopher – not Karl Marx or Confucius, but Kung Fu Panda.

The Isle of Skye is a hugely popular tourism destination

Will mutton make the cut on Skye?

Published on Friday, 9th November 2018

With its stunning scenery and the ethereal majesty of the Cuillin, the Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s most popular and iconic tourist destinations.

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