20 Jul 2018

RBGE hosts UK Australian meeting

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Today, the Botanics hosted the tenth UK Australian Ministerial Meeting attended by the British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Minister of Defence Marise Payne.

19 Jul 2018

Home Pony raises the bar

SRUC.ac.uk

Show jumpers from across the Home Nations will be battling it out at SRUC’s Oatridge campus as the Harbro Scottish Home Pony returns to Scotland’s National Equestrian Centre.

19 Jul 2018

A ‘Beast’ of a challenge

SRUC.ac.uk

This year’s winter wheat competition at Scotland’s Rural College is proving a “Beast” of a challenge for students.

18 Jul 2018

Keep pastures like new

SRUC.ac.uk

A sheep expert at SAC Consulting, part of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), has been taking livestock farmers through the principles of how to make the most of pasture quality.

17 Jul 2018

An opportunity worth milking

SRUC.ac.uk

Scotland’s Rural College is to host a course designed to help dairy entrepreneurs become the cream of the crop.

16 Jul 2018

Caroline relishing new SRUC director role

SRUC.ac.uk

The newly appointed Director of Marketing, Digital and Communications at Scotland’s Rural College is relishing the challenge of giving SRUC “a distinctive and powerful voice”.

16 Jul 2018

Caroline relishing new director role

SRUC.ac.uk

The newly appointed Director of Marketing, Digital and Communications at Scotland’s Rural College is relishing the challenge of giving SRUC “a distinctive and powerful voice”.

16 Jul 2018

Stemming the tide

SRUC.ac.uk

‘Green engineering’ techniques that help to stabilise river banks and halt the erosion of fields are to be showcased at a free event organised by the Scottish Government’s Farm Advisory Service (FAS).

11 Jul 2018

Rowett scientists examining ways to prevent or postpone Type 2 Diabetes

The Rowett Institute

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are hoping to find a way to prevent or postpone the onset of Type 2 Diabetes - but require volunteers to help them with their research.

10 Jul 2018

SRUC pays tribute to Andy with special award

SRUC.ac.uk

The parents of a popular member of Scotland’s Rural College staff who died suddenly last summer attended last week’s graduation ceremony to accept a special award posthumously on their son’s behalf.

10 Jul 2018

Andy honoured with special award

SRUC.ac.uk

The parents of a popular member of Scotland’s Rural College staff who died suddenly last summer attended last week’s graduation ceremony to accept a special award posthumously on their son’s behalf.

9 Jul 2018

New animated film to be launched in the fight against fluke

Moredun

We are delighted to announce that Fight the Fluke, the latest addition to our hugely popular animation series, will be launched at the National Sheep Association Sheep Event next week (18th July).

9 Jul 2018

Farmers urged to consider importance of biosecurity in cattle housing

SRUC.ac.uk

Biosecurity is a key consideration when it comes to housing beef cattle.

6 Jul 2018

Graduates continue heritage of successful careers

SRUC.ac.uk

From a visitor centre manager on the “Queen of the Hebrides” to a surveyor with a leading environmental consultancy.

2 Jul 2018

Neilson rates highest to claim first Young Farmer crown

SRUC.ac.uk

The inaugural Young Farmer of the Year award turned out to be a six-way battle of SRUC alumni.

2 Jul 2018

How we stole the Royal Highland Show

SRUC.ac.uk

More than 2,200 visitors “tasted greatness” as the Scotland’s Rural College mobile sensory lab made its debut at this year’s Royal Highland Show.

2 Jul 2018

Minister meets young apprentices

SRUC.ac.uk

Scotland’s Minister for Employability and Training has welcomed a new partnership between SRUC and East Lothian Council that will give secondary school pupils the chance to work in SRUC’s laboratories

28 Jun 2018

Prize students take plaudits

SRUC.ac.uk

Hardworking students have been presented with certificates and prizes at the annual awards ceremony at the Barony Campus of Scotland’s Rural College in front of an audience of friends and family.

28 Jun 2018

Lecturer Masters the Golf Course

SRUC.ac.uk

A professional golf lecturer at Scotland’s Rural College has drawn on over 25 years of experience and a lifetime’s passion for the game to help students aiming to continue their studies in the US.

26 Jun 2018

A picture of health

SRUC.ac.uk

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and their Students’ Association SRUCSA are delighted to have been awarded two stars at the Healthy Body Healthy Mind Awards for the academic year 2017-18.