Welcome to SRUC Elmwood, Fife

The campus is situated in North East Fife, only nine miles from St Andrews. It is easily accessed by car, bus and rail. We also have an 18-hole golf course in nearby Springfield.

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SRUC Elmwood, Fife is made up of two campuses with the main campus at Carslogie road, Cupar. It is home to our fitness suite, sports hall, assembly hall, the Student Union, animal care unit, library, refectory and gamekeeping preparation area and chiller room. It houses most of our classrooms, seminar rooms and conference rooms. The Campus's 72 bedroom accommodation is also located here.

Elmwood is the only college in Scotland to boast its own 18 hole Golf Course and Clubhouse which can be found at our second campus, at Stratheden, which provides an excellent training environment for our greenkeeping, golf course management and professional golf students. It is also a great leisure facility.


For campus library information and opening hours please visit our library pages.

All our campuses have accessible (gender-neutral) toilets available, as well as a 'quiet room' with useful information, leaflets and time out activities for students who need a quiet space. 

Sports facilities

The campus has a state-of-the-art fitness suite that offers up-to-date resistance machines, a wide selection of free weights and cardiovascular machine along with expert staff providing a range of services to ensure you get the most out of your workout.

Our Sport and Fitness Co-ordinator can arrange an induction session and tailor a personal exercise programme to meet your needs.

Football, badminton, table tennis, aerobics, basketball and weight training are all available. Taught classes also include circuit training, strength and conditioning session, gentle gym work and teen fitness.

Opening times

The Games Hall is open from 12:15pm-1pm every day and additionally on Tuesdays from 5pm-5:30pm, on Wednesdays from 12:30pm-4:30pm and on Thursdays from 5pm-6pm.


Membership can be purchased annually or every month, allowing access to the fitness suite and reducing costs for fitness classes to just £1 a session (£2.50 for a non-member).

Casual public use of the fitness suite is charged at £2.50 per session (student/OAP/unemployed £1.50). Personal training consultations are charged at £12 with ten personal training sessions costing £100.

Elmwood gym student and OAP: academic year £50, 12 week membership £20, monthly £15
Elmwood gym public: annual £165, pay per session £2.50

Elmwood golf course

Elmwood Golf course welcomes both golfers and non-golfers alike. The course is owned and managed by SRUC, and has almost 800 season ticket holders. The course also has a pay-as-you-play facility welcoming young and old, beginners and single handicap golfers. With scenic views of Tarvit Hill and the Lomond Hills it is a very pleasant walk.

There is an excellent restaurant in the clubhouse, a state of the art custom fitting & tuition suite, a PGA Professional on site delivering lessons to individuals and groups of all ages, and also a floodlit driving range with 6 indoor bays and 15 outdoor bays. For further details see the Elmwood Golf Course website.

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