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Logging on to training courses

When Elspeth English developed an eco-campsite on her smallholding, she needed to learn how to manage her land to create wood for heating the buildings and water.…

  • SRUC
  • 06/10/2021
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Barony Farm springs to life with autumn lambs

SRUC is welcoming a batch of autumn lambs after new breeds of sheep were introduced at Barony Farm to give students more experience of lambing.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/09/2021
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Food blogger and lecturer recognised in national awards

An agricultural lecturer at SRUC has been highly commended in an annual award to find the most inspirational young person.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2021
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Lecturer nominated for top innovation award

A lecturer at SRUC has been recognised for her work to enhance teaching and improve the student experience during the coronavirus pandemic.…

  • SRUC
  • 10/09/2021
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In memory of Jay

An SRUC farms manager has helped to raise nearly £1,500 for an Edinburgh hospital where a former member of his team was treated for fatal head injuries.…

  • SRUC
  • 07/09/2021
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Virtual send-off for class of 2021

Nearly 700 students will celebrate their graduation from SRUC at live virtual events today.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/08/2021
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£21m to make dairy industry cream of the crop

A digital dairy project aiming to create 600 new jobs in South-West Scotland and Cumbria has been awarded more than £21 million of funding.…

  • SRUC
  • 22/07/2021
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New tractors for Barony students

Engineering students at SRUC are to benefit from the delivery of three new tractors to the Barony campus in Dumfries.…

  • SRUC
  • 20/05/2021
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Alpaca your worries away

Students have been enjoying virtual ‘hug-an-alpaca’ wellbeing sessions as part of their course at SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/04/2021
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Dairy Nexus moves one step closer

A flagship facility which aims to decarbonise the dairy industry has moved a step closer to reality.…

  • SRUC
  • 18/03/2021
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Grass act

Agriculture students at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) were challenged to be the ‘best in grass’ in a competition sponsored by fertiliser company Yara.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/05/2020
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Dumfries estate hosts next generation of foresters

Crown Estate Scotland has teamed up with SRUC to host innovative forestry management and operations courses for students.…

  • SRUC
  • 13/02/2020
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