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A meeting at the University EDI lead and the Humanist Society Scotland provided the following details:

Humanism is an approach to life based on reason and concern for humanity. Humanists believe that moral values are founded on human nature and experience alone. A belief in God or the idea of life after death is not accepted.

Humanists aim to live full and meaningful lives and try to help others do the same. The fundamental moral principles of Humanism are freedom, tolerance and happiness.

Worldwide followers (Estimated): Over 3.5 million.

Local Group Information:

Hon Secretary (Membership): Jean Clarke
The Cairn Centre
12 Rattray Street

Tel: 01356 626754
Email: Log onto webpage: then select "Local Groups"


  • Meetings are held on the Third Monday of the month (except June, July and August) from 6:30pm to 9pm  
  • Wedding ceremonies and also funerals



Human Resources

University of St Andrews
The Old Burgh School

Abbey Walk
St Andrews
KY16 9LB
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)1334 463096