A marathon not a sprint: creating a new food & drink enterprise

Building your own business is a marathon not a sprint. In this marathon, there will be times when you are running fast and times when you are walking. Persevering, and managing your pace is essential. …

  • Ceri Ritchie
  • 11/07/2024
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Land management conference to address future training needs

A South West Scotland Future Landscapes Conference, designed to promote links between land management industries and identify future skills and training needs, is being organised by SRUC in collaboration with South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) and will be held in July.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/05/2024
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Ideas are easy – making them work is what counts

Dragon’s Den is a pop culture cauldron full of new ideas. We watch with bated breath as the intrepid entrepreneurs face the formidable Peter Jones and the team to pitch their business plans.…

  • Kerry Hammond & Ceri Ritchie
  • 14/05/2024
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International Women’s Day viewpoints – Mary Thomson, Vice Principal - Skills & Lifelong Learning

SRUC is celebrating International Women's Day 2024 today by bringing you the voices of women from across SRUC, SAC Consulting and SRUCSA. Here's what Mary Thompson, Vice Principal for Skills and Lifelong Learning had to say.…

  • Mary Thompson
  • 08/03/2024
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African project wins SRUC’s Enterprise Challenge competition

An Edinburgh student looking to improve food systems in Africa has been named overall winner of the annual Enterprise Challenge competition run by SRUC.…

  • SRUC
  • 29/01/2024
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SRUC wins award for sustainable teaching and learning project

SRUC has won a Green Gown Award for a project which embeds sustainability, enterprise, equality and diversity into the curriculum.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/12/2023
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Productivity & Prosperity in the Natural Economy

How to properly capture what we value for society and the natural economy in our understanding of productivity, was a key theme that emerged from the presentations and round-the-table discussion at the latest of SRUC’s dinner debates, held under the auspices of the Alliance for the Natural Economy at the Farmers Club in Whitehall on 9 November 2023.…

  • Dr Susannah Bolton
  • 20/11/2023
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Entrepreneurial Spirit: Powering Scotland’s rural economy through innovation

SRUC’s mission is to foster a campus environment where entrepreneurial skills are not only taught but also become deeply integrated into the fabric of rural enterprise.…

  • Wayne Powell
  • 13/11/2023
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Honorary awards support SRUC’s enterprise journey

A high-profile economist will be awarded an Honorary Professor post at SRUC's graduation ceremony later this month. Three Honorary Fellowships will also be awarded.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/08/2023
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The Entrepreneurial Campus

Scotland’s Chief Entrepreneur Mark Logan and co-author of the Entrepreneurial Campus Blueprint Report Ross Tuffee met Wayne Powell, Carol Langston, Teresa Shutter and Susannah Bolton to discuss The Entrepreneurial Campus report commissioned by the Scottish Government and launched by the First Minister in June.…

  • Susannah Bolton
  • 02/08/2023
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Rural Enterprise Hubs: creating a home for business and communities

Supporting Scotland’s rural and island communities in ways that make financial sense while also benefitting those living and working locally requires a thought-out approach and careful planning. That’s where Rural Enterprise Hubs can come into their own. …

  • Ian Merrell
  • 21/07/2023
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Sustainable festivals idea wins enterprise challenge

Meredith Wicks, who is studying for a Masters degree in Environmental Protection & Management at SRUC, won top prize in their inaugural Enterprise Challenge for her business proposal to facilitate more sustainable events and festivals across Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 26/01/2023
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