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Sustainable Style Charity Gala

Innovative ideas and events that speak to our community desires and the University’s sustainability strategy are a wonderful way to initiate behaviour change. Sustainable Style have risen to the challenge and are…

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St AndReuse

St AndReuse is a town-wide partnership project between Transition University of St Andrews and the St Andrews Environmental Network. It aims to tackle waste, save carbon, keep money in our pockets and build community,…

Athena Swan Awards 

The University has achieved a total of 20 Athena Swan awards, with 14 Schools receiving Bronze level recognition, 4 Schools receiving recognition at the Silver level, and the School of Biology achieving Gold level…

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An innovative approach to energy flexibility

The University’s Eden Campus demonstrates a proactive approach to energy flexibility. The Biomass Energy Centre, which started producing fuel in 2017, burns 12,000 tonnes of sustainably sourced woodchip per year from…

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IT Operations

The University’s commitment to sustainability extends to our technological operations, exemplified by the Butts Wynd Data Centre’s accreditation to the Gold CEEDA (Certified Energy Efficient Data Centre) standard. To…

A view of St Andrews Castle ruins and the coast taken across the cliff through sea grass and daffodils.

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…

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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…