Conferences

For those looking to organise a conference in St Andrews, the University offers world class facilities and an experienced conference team who can help make your event a success. With over 90 meeting spaces available, we can cater for any event, from exclusive presentations to large scale residential conferences. If you have been invited to attend a conference in St Andrews, you will find information below on what to expect as an event attendee.

Organising a conference

With venues ranging from impressive historic venues which overlook St Salvator’s Quad to The Gateway, a landmark contemporary building in St Andrews and one of the finest conference venues in Scotland, the University can offer a suitable space for every event. Each space can be tailored to your requirements, whether that be a presentation, one day conference or a residential event. With a range of accommodation, catering and supporting services available to conference organisers, the conferences team can ensure that your event runs smoothly. Find out more about conferences and event management.

Attending a conference

St Andrews is a spectacular setting for a conference. The town’s rich and colourful history sits comfortably alongside the modern venues and exciting recreational activities. The University’s unique setting allows those attending a conference to source accommodation close to a number of venues, with group rates available. For more information about visiting or staying in St Andrews for a conference, the conferences team have compiled a selection of useful information on the delegate information web page.


For more information about planning or attending a conference in St Andrews, please contact conferences@st-andrews.ac.uk, or call +44 (0)1334 46 3000. More information can also be found on the conferences pages of the University of St Andrews accommodation, conferences and events website.