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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

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 #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

Weekend podcast inspiration #5

During 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…

15 May 2020Community Inspiration Learning Learning Journey

Weekend podcast inspiration #4

During 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 May 2020Community Inspiration Learning Learning Journey

Striving for Sustainable Labs – Interns join the Environment Team

Daniel and Jasmin (see photo below) will be joining the Environment Team for 6 weeks this summer, as Sustainable Lab Interns. They are going to be focusing on laboratory sustainability, specifically looking at energy usage, good practice case studies, and ways to raise awareness among regular lab users. They hope they can put their scientific…

6 June 2016Education Environment Team Learning Journey Sustainable Labs Transition Waste and reuse

Crossing Scotland in an Electric Car: a How-to Guide

George King, from the University’s Environment Team, describes his experience of driving an electric car on a long distance journey. The Environment Team strive to improve the sustainability agenda across the University and St Andrews. As an occasional driver (and one who doesn’t own a car) the prospect of driving an electric car is always…

1 June 2016Electric Vehicles Learning Journey Sustainable Travel

Electrifying talk at Lawhead Primary

Pupils at Lawhead Primary were given a talk by Dita, manager at E-car club St Andrews, and Mike from the University of St Andrews. As part of the talk they were given a demonstration of the University ‘Wee Green Machine’ and the E-Car Renault Zoe. P2s and P5/6s at Lawhead were invited to explore the…

28 February 2016Education Electric Vehicles Energy Learning Journey Wee Green Machine

Students Tour Guardbridge Site

  Today we led over a dozen interested students on a special tour of the former Guardbridge paper mill, which is set to host one of the University’s two new macro scale renewable energy installations, the Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre.   The second macro renewables project is Kenly Wind Farm which was recently given approval in October,…

20 November 2013Learning Journey