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The New Sustainability Intern

Last week the Environment Team welcomed their new Sustainability Intern, Lindsey Mackay, to the team. Lindsey has recently graduated from the University of St Andrews’ Geography and Sustainable Development department with Geography (BSc). She is looking forward to taking over and developing the projects that George King, the previous Sustainability Intern, has been working hard…

8 August 2016Uncategorized

A ‘Fuel Good’ New Year’s Resolution

In 2014-15 the University emitted 88 tonnes of CO2 from its fleet. To lessen this impact, twelve of our drivers have completed ‘Fuel Good’ Driver Training, a fuel efficiency course provided by the Energy Savings Trust and Transport Scotland. The aim of the course is to teach drivers skills that will help them to drive more…

31 January 2016Efficiency Energy Environment Team

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

Meet the Interns Part 2: Daihachi Yagi

Continuing our “Meet the Interns” series, this week we’d like to introduce you to Daihachi Yagi! Name: Daihachi Yagi Where are you from?: New York, USA Internship Title: Web Design Discovery Intern Degree and year of study: Sustainable Development (entering 3rd year) Give a brief snapshot of your role: My primary task for this internship…

31 July 2014Environment Team

Meet The Interns: Dominyka Urbonaite

This summer the Environment Team has been a hub of activity as we welcomed three student interns to the team to work on various projects. We’d like to introduce them one by one so you can find out more about them, the important work they’ve been doing, and how the internships have helped them with…

16 July 2014Environment Team

Say hello to your new Sustainability Officer!

This week we welcome a new addition to the Environment Team as Lynsey Smith begins her year as Sustainability Officer. Lynsey has recently graduated from the School of Biology at the University of St Andrews, and has a keen interest in biodiversity and environmental protection. Lynsey is eager to get stuck into the projects that the previous Sustainability Officer, Tucker…

8 July 2014Environment Team

New Sustainability Officer

This week we welcome a new addition to the Environment Team as Tucker Diego starts his year as Sustainability Officer. Tucker is a recent graduate of the Sustainable Development undergraduate programme at the University of St Andrews. He is a passionate gardener and loves fixing up bikes with the St Andrews Bike Pool in his…

9 July 2013Environment Team

A New Addition to the Environment Team!

This week we welcome a new addition to the Environment Team as Sarah Duley starts her year as the Sustainability Officer. Sarah is a recent graduate of the Sustainable Development undergraduate programme at the University of St Andrews and is all set to carry on the fantastic work that the previous Sustainability Officer, Lucy Arndt,…

10 July 2012Environment Team

Meet the Environment Team!

We are the Environment Team! Meet Roddy Yarr, the Environment and Energy Manager! Roddy is the guy doing all the big stuff, like working on getting a 6 turbine, 12 megawatt wind farm at Kenly and looking into a biomass CHP plant at the old Guardbridge paper mill site. Roddy has been managing the team…

13 September 2011Environment Team