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Eden Campus

Eden Campus lies at the heart of the University’s ambitious strategy to become carbon-neutral by 2035.   This hub of innovation and entrepreneurship will provide solutions to current energy problems; solutions which…

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Widening Access and Increasing Opportunities

The University is committed to improving equality of access for students from across diverse backgrounds, and to reducing and eliminating barriers for students. No applicant with the potential to do well should be…

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Providing a safe place to live, work and study

Universities of Sanctuary is an initiative to recognise the good practice of universities in welcoming people seeking a place of safety into their communities, fostering a culture of awareness and inclusivity. In 2019…

Cycle-friendly Campus

Sustainable Travel The University is certified as a Cycle-friendly Campus, with a rating of ‘excellent.’ The St Andrews Bike Users Group was initially set up to address issues around bike safety and cycle light use.…

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Scotland at the heart of global challenges

Clean air is vital to a safe lifestyle. Even short-term exposure to air pollution can have negative impacts on wellbeing, while continuous exposure can damage every organ in the human body. The United Nation’s…

Circular Economy

Environment Manager Andrew Stahly is spearheading a legacy furniture project, which includes refurbishing exam desks.     Around 500 of these desks are stored at Teases Mill near Ceres in between use at exam locations…

Procurement

Supply Chain Code of Conduct The University asks suppliers tendering for contracts to commit to its Supply Chain Code of Conduct and to ensure suppliers do likewise in order to promote sound social, ethical and…

Infrastructure Highlights

The University’s sustainability plans, including carbon management, resources, and biodiversity, all reflect the Scottish Government and Fife Council declared Climate Emergency and the University Strategy. The Estates…

Small actions lead to big results

The Students’ Association’s Environmental Subcommittee (ES) has been active in a number of ways, including leading on production of a guide on environmentally sustainable practices for student-run events. The…