Branch S177: Scotland's Rural College

Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge Colleges and the Scottish Agricultural College merged in 2012 to become Scotland’s Rural College – SRUC.

SRUC delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy.

Prospect has an active local Branch committee and workplace representatives meet regularly with SRUC management via both formal negotiation forums and informal meetings. The branch is involved in discussions and negotiations with management on issues including pay and conditions, pensions, Health & Safety, performance management, annual leave, maternity/paternity rights, genuine reward for performance, professional development and procedures for fair treatment.

Our membership includes vets, IT & HR specialists, farm workers, scientists, cleaners, researchers, lab technicians, lecturers, gardeners, specialist consultants and many many more. The branch seeks to provide the greatest level of support it can to its members.