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Staff Bike to Work and bag a free Breakfast

Yesterday saw around 30 members of staff from the University cycle to work; coming from various locations, some near and others from afar. The Bike to Work Breakfast was hosted a week ahead of national Cycle to Work Day to coincide with Physical Fitness week, part of the University’s Wellbeing calendar. As shown in these…

28 August 2015Uncategorized

From China to Scotland: Engineers get Creative

Last week saw 22 engineering students from the South China University of Technology (SCUT) complete an intensive three week ‘Creativity in Engineering’ course here in St Andrews with ELT. The course focused on tackling the University’s sustainable energy challenges and seeking ways  to help us achieve our goal of becoming the UK’s first energy carbon…

19 August 2015Education Energy Environment Team Guardbridge Energy Centre Kenly Windfarm

Scotland Office Minister visits Guardbridge biomass project

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland Lord Dunlop today (Tuesday August 18) visited the £25 million green energy centre under construction at Guardbridge. A state-of-the-art biomass facility, using only wood from sustainable local sources, will be built on the site of a former paper mill at Guardbridge and will pump hot water from the…

18 August 2015Guardbridge Energy Centre

Meet your new Sustainability Officer Intern

This week we welcome George King into the Environment Team as this year’s Sustainability Officer Intern. George has recently graduated from the School of Geography and Sustainable Development with the University of St Andrews and is keen to apply his degree by getting stuck into projects that Lynsey Smith, the previous Sustainability Intern, has worked…

12 August 2015Uncategorized