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MUSA: Sustainability in Practice

The University of St Andrews is well known for its research and teaching in Sustainable Development, but it’s not just the students that are benefitting from the University’s commitment to sustainability. As one of the most publicly accessible University buildings, the Museum of the University of St Andrews (MUSA), is extending the sustainability teaching beyond…

27 August 2014Awards Energy Green Awards Renewables Waste and reuse

Gold Green Tourism Award for MUSA

The Museum of the University of St Andrews, more commonly referred to as “MUSA”,  recently received a visit from the Green Tourism Award assessors. We’ve been waiting with baited breath since July to hear the result, and can now proudly announce that they’ve been awarded a GOLD! This is a fantastic achievement, and highlights the…

20 August 2014Awards Energy Green Awards Renewables

Meet the Interns Part 3: Elena Skyfta

It seems like only yesterday we were welcoming our interns into the office, but now their internships are complete and they are free to enjoy the last few weeks of summer! All three of our summer interns did a fantastic job on their respective projects, and the work they completed was of an outstanding quality.…

13 August 2014Environment Team

Big Butterfly Count 2014 – Diversity on your doorstep!

Every year, Butterfly Conservation carry out a nationwide survey – the “Big Butterfly Count” – of British butterfly species to monitor the populations of different species and assess the health of the environment. Of course, they can’t do this alone, so people are encouraged to get outdoors and take just 15 minutes to look around…

6 August 2014Biodiversity Environment Team Gardens

Temporary Park and Cycle – Beat the queues and get fit!

Temporary Park and Cycle – Guardbridge to St Andrews, Saturday 2nd August to 18th August 2014 Finance staff piloting the new Park & Cycle scheme Staff will be aware of the travel delays that will be caused by imminent roadworks at the bridge crossing of the River Eden, Guardbridge. The University understands that the works…

1 August 2014Bicycles Environment Team Guardbridge Energy Centre