Sustainability in action

Read the stories and keep up with the news. Students, staff and locals are working together for a greener St Andrews.

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The Open is one of the world’s major sporting events, with an on-site attendance that can reach over 230,000 people.  In 2019, The 148th…

Date Friday 4th December 2020

A witty satire on how we are tackling the climate emergency. Rob Stack is the winner of Leafies Short Film Competition 2020.  In eight…

Date Monday 23rd November 2020
Category Engagement

Professor Sir Ian Boyd and Quaestor Derek Watson kicked-off the University’s Green Week 2020. In Covid, the Environment and building back…

Date Monday 2nd November 2020
Category Engagement

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Green Week 2020

Single-use plastic in major sports events, a concrete safari, and Covid-19 are three of the topics covered in Green Week 2020. In a mix of panel discussions, talks, and practical actions, we invite students, staff and…

Saving the Future by Heart

39 tonnes of “unwanted” items have been saved from going to landfill. Al Clark, Environment Officer at the University, has during the past year worked closely with the British Heart Foundation “Pack for Good” Campaign.…

Climate action since the Line in the Sand

One year ago, 1,200 people gathered on West Sands Beach in St Andrews to call for climate action. The Line in the Sand received international media attention, was recognised in an Early Day Motion at Westminster, and…