Welcome to SRUC Elmwood, Fife

SRUC Elmwood, Fife is situated in North East Fife, only 9 miles from St Andrews. The campus is easily accessed by car, bus and rail. We have an 18-hole golf course in nearby Springfield and a training restaurant on the campus.

Life at Elmwood

SRUC Elmwood 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.

Directions to Elmwood

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Elmwood Campus Sports Facilities

Elmwood campus sports

Elmwood 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.

Fitness Suite Classes & Services

Football, Badminton, Table Tennis, Aerobics, Basketball and Weight Training are all available, and the Games Hall is open from 12.15 pm - 1.00 pm every
day (also from 5.00 pm - 5.30 pm on Tuesdays, 12.30 pm - 4.30 pm on
Wednesdays, and 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm on Thursday).

Taught classes also include:

  • Circuit Training
  • Strength and Conditioning Session
  • Gentle Gym Work
  • Teen Fitness 
  • Exercise Consultations
  • Personal Training

Prices and Membership Benefits

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 £12.00 with ten personal training sessions costing £100.00.

Elmwood Gym
Student and OAP: Academic Year £50, 12 week membership £20, Monthly £15
Public: Annual £165, Pay per session £1.50, Pay per session £2.50

Elmwood Golf Course

Elmwood campus sportsElmwood Golf course welcomes both golfers and non-golfers alike. The course is owned and managed by SRUC Elmwood Campus, and has almost 800 Season Ticket holders. Visitors are warmly welcomed.

The golf course also has a pay-as-you-play facility welcoming young and old, beginners and single handicap golfers anytime. The course is suitable for all standards of golfers and, with scenic views of Tarvit Hill and the Lomond Hills, it is a very pleasant walk even if your golf is not as good as you hoped!

Elmwood golf course also has 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 floodlit driving range with 6 indoor bays and 15 outdoor bays. For further details see the Elmwood Golf Course website

Address: Stratheden, by Cupar, Fife, KY15 5RS
Telephone: 01334 658780

Campus accommodation

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Got a question? Get in touch with us

Address: SRUC Elmwood Campus, Carslogie Road, Cupar, Fife KY15 4JB

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Telephone: 01334 658800


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Funding is available to help you complete your studies, including bursaries to pay your tuition fees and loans to help with maintenance and travel costs.

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