SRUC
2022 entry courses

We have some last-minute places available in Veterinary Nursing (Aberdeen and Dumfries) and Rural Animal Health (Aberdeen). Please use the Clearing form to apply. If you have any questions, please email study@sruc.ac.uk or call 0800 269 453. For 2023 entry courses, visit our Course catalogue.

Rural Policy Centre

Learning lessons from Japan for Scotland’s islands

An international collaborative study comparing approaches to island depopulation in Scotland and Japan has identified several important lessons which could shape future policy and funding initiatives in this country.…

  • SRUC
  • 26/09/2022
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A time to shine for diversified farming businesses

Following the success of the inaugural award in 2021, AgriScot, in partnership with SAC Consulting, has today launched the 'AgriScot Diversified Farm of the Year 2022' award.…

  • SRUC
  • 25/07/2022
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Major report shows Scotland’s changing rural land market

A ground-breaking report involving SRUC reveals changes to Scotland's rural land market and values, amid strong timber prices and rising demand in non-farming leisure estates. …

  • SRUC
  • 12/04/2022
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Cost of living crisis will push more into rural poverty

The new measures announced by the Chancellor will leave many more rural households in fuel poverty.…

  • SRUC
  • 01/04/2022
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Boosting the benefits of protected areas

A new policy briefing has called for transformative change in the planning and management of designated protected land in Scotland.…

  • SRUC
  • 17/03/2022
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Call for participation in ground-breaking land sales report

A major report has been commissioned to understand more about the nature and value of rural land sales in Scotland. …

  • SRUC
  • 16/12/2021
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Tackling the challenge of growing food sustainably

Growing food fairly and sustainably is one of the greatest challenges of our time and sits at the heart of what we do at SRUC, so the chance for us to partner in the largest ‘grow your own’ project ever undertaken in Scotland feels like a once in a lifetime opportunity.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/10/2021
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Anything grows with new Dandelion project

SRUC is part of an innovative initiative which will see people in Scotland growing, sharing and celebrating food, music and ideas with their communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 21/10/2021
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Call to better understand fish farm emissions

Farmed Scottish salmon has a similar carbon footprint to chicken meat, a study by SRUC has found.…

  • SRUC
  • 15/09/2021
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What does new Government programme mean for rural Scotland?

The Scottish Government Programme for 2021-22 contains a great deal that is relevant to rural and island communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2021
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What does new Government programme mean for rural Scotland? (1)

The Scottish Government Programme for 2021-22 contains a great deal that is relevant to rural and island communities.…

  • SRUC
  • 14/09/2021
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A new vision for land use in Scotland: six conversations

The Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA) is a network of around 350 members which aims to share knowledge, skills and experience of ecological design, encourage sustainable thinking and promote environmentally proactive behaviour.…

  • SRUC
  • 23/08/2021
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