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Raisin Monday: Behind the Scenes

Every autumn, hundreds of first year students get dressed up in a variety of creative costumes by their academic mums, collect a receipt from their academic dads, then participate in a massive shaving foam fight that is broadcast across the world’s press in celebration of the St Andrews tradition that is Raisin Weekend. In order…

22 October 2014Environment Team Raisin Monday Waste and reuse

How To Have An (Environmentally!) Responsible Raisin

Raisin Weekend is one of the many weird and wonderful traditions that makes St Andrews such a unique and special place to study – not only that, but it’s also loads of fun! In celebration of the event, and in light of the fact that all Raisin receipts require disposal after they are no longer…

8 October 2014Green Events Raisin Monday Waste and reuse

Behind the Scenes at Raisin

Did you participate in the Foam fight on Raisin Monday? We did! Every year, the University helps to organise this bizarre, unique, exhilarating tradition that is so unusual we are broadcast around the world. From the Students’ Association to Health and Safety to Estates and the Environment Team, there is a lot of behind the…

22 November 2011Environment Team Green Events