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Meet Our New Sustainability Coordinator!

Hi all! My name is Hanna and I am the Environment Team’s new Sustainability Coordinator! I am just about to finish my MSc in Psychology by the University and will contribute to the behaviour aspects of sustainability in this role. Besides being excited to stay yet another year in Scotland, and continue cycling (the route…

7 August 2020Uncategorized

Weekend podcast inspiration #10: A Roundup!

It’s the 10th in our weekly podcast inspiration series. With the world beginning to adjust to the ‘new normal’, let’s take stock and look back over the podcasts that have kept us connected throughout lockdown. Which podcast is your favourite? What did you learn? Let us know in the comments! Week #1 Outrage and Optimism’s…

2 August 2020Inspiration Learning Learning Journey

Spotlight on: School Sustainability Representatives

Introducing the Environment Team’s School Sustainability Representatives! One of the key roles of the Environment Team is supporting staff and students to become sustainability ambassadors, both in the University community and their personal lives. In 2019/20, the Environment Team have been working with members of the Sustainability in the Curriculum Committee and Students Association to…

2 August 2020Community Education Environment Team Environmental Facilitators Inspiration Learning Learning Journey Project Update Sustainability Intern

Weekend podcast inspiration #9

In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to keep our brains active, feel connected to others, and remain engaged with sustainability! That’s why we will be recommending our favourite sustainability podcasts for you every weekend. Pop a podcast on while you tidy, garden, cook, chill on the sofa, or go out for your…

25 July 2020Learning

COVID-19 team update

COVID-19 team update: what’s been happening and the impact of the pandemic on sustainability After a few weeks of furlough under the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Environment Team are once again up and running at full capacity (as of 5th June 2020). The team are working from home where possible, adapting to online…

17 July 2020Community Education Environment Team Inspiration Learning Learning Journey Project Update Project Updates Uncategorized

Weekend podcast inspiration #8

In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to keep our brains active, feel connected to others, and remain engaged with sustainability! That’s why we will be recommending our favourite sustainability podcasts for you every weekend. Pop a podcast on while you tidy, garden, cook, chill on the sofa, or go out for your…

17 July 2020Uncategorized

Meet our Summer Intern

Each year, the Environment Team hosts summer internships through the University’s Summer Internships Scheme. We’d like to introduce you to our 2020 Summer Intern, Thao Le, who has been conducting work on Sustainability in the Curriculum (SITC). Q) Hi Thao! Please tell us a bit about yourself? A) My name is Thao Le. I am…

14 July 2020Uncategorized

Weekend podcast inspiration #7

In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to keep our brains active, feel connected to others, and remain engaged with sustainability! That’s why we will be recommending our favourite sustainability podcasts for you every weekend. Pop a podcast on while you tidy, garden, cook, chill on the sofa, or go out for your…

8 July 2020Uncategorized

Fairtrade success!

The University of St Andrews awarded in nationwide Fairtrade University and College Award The University of St Andrews is one of the first universities in the country to be awarded the new Fairtrade University 2-stars status under the new standards of the revised award, in conjunction with the Fairtrade Foundation and National Union of Students.…

8 July 2020Uncategorized

Weekend podcast inspiration #6

In uncertain times, it’s more important than ever to keep our brains active, feel connected to others, and remain engaged with sustainability! That’s why we will be recommending our favourite sustainability podcasts for you every weekend. Pop a podcast on while you tidy, garden, cook, chill on the sofa, or go out for your daily…

22 May 2020Community Inspiration Learning Learning Journey