Welcome to SRUC Barony

SRUC barony is set within a working 260 hectare estate, situated in the rolling landscape of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland. Download our travel guide below for help getting to Barony by car, train, bus and taxi.

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Accessible toilets

All our campuses have accessible (gender-neutral) toilets available.


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We have a bar on campus which opens in the evenings for all students. It also has a pool table with a student pool club, and juke box.

Conferences & events

Our cost-effective facilities at SRUC Barony can accommodate small meetings right up to conferences for 400, as well as indoor and outdoor exhibitions and events.

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Our canteen, where you can find hot/cold meals, snacks and refreshments catering to all dietary requirements, has been newly refurbished, and is there for use throughout the day by all students, as well as being a dining hall in the evening for residents. We also have a Costa Coffee café.

Greenspace and outdoors

There is lots of scenic greenspace around the campus, including woodland walks and an orchard. We also have a quadrangle seating area with picnic benches and sunshades set around a Koi pond. We also have a football pitch for outdoor games. We are also conveniently located just a 5-minute drive to Forest of Ae which is one of the 7 Stanes Mountain Biking Centres, and are just a short 10-minute drive or bus ride bus to the centre of Dumfries.


We have a great library on campus where you can find books and research papers on every subject you will be studying with us. If we don’t have what you're looking for, our knowledgeable staff can source many books for you from other campus' and from online resources.

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Sports facilities

The gym hall is available to use for sports and events, with access to equipment such as badminton and football.

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Quiet room

If you are in need of a bit of breathing space, or a space to chat with one of our Student Support staff, we have a comfortable quiet room for all students to use.

Courses offered at SRUC Barony

SRUC offers a variety of courses at our Barony, Dumfries campus. Explore all the options available to you using the link below. 

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Open Days

During our online open days you can talk to course tutors and students and find out why studying at SRUC is such a unique experience.

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Virtual Experience

We've created a Virtual Experience platform for students where you can find great videos and examples of what it’s like to study our courses, along with campus and facility tours.

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Explore our academic and training course catalogues, check out our virtual experience, request a prospectus, find out how to apply to study with us, learn about fees and funding opportunities, and more.

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Pathways to Study

Explore all the ways you can learn at SRUC. From entry-level to Master's degree and beyond, full or part time study, distance learning, apprenticeships, mature students and courses for schools. We're here to help you and your business thrive.

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