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Sustainability in the Curriculum

The aim for sustainability learning and teaching at St Andrews, emerging from the symposium, is to:

"Support our university community to develop the initial capacities to question and explore routes to sustainable futures."

‘Sustainability’ is a Proctor’s priority for 2019-20. This includes the establishment of a Sustainability Education Network and dedicating the Academic Fora and Teaching Practice Fora to the theme of sustainability in semester 2 2018/19.

The current initiative builds on over 10 years of an undergraduate degree in Sustainable Development, and cross-Faculty interest in sustainability through delivery of 194 sustainability-related modules and (download the survey here: SDWG Sustainability in the Curriculum Module List (PDF, 116 KB); and participation 26 academic staff, representing 18 Schools from across Arts, Humanities and Sciences, to discuss ways to further embed sustainability across the curriculum (download the full report from the event here: Sustainability in the Curriculum Symposium (PDF, 294 KB)).

General Enquiries

Dr Ian Smith
Associate Dean Education (Arts and Divinity)

Dr Jon Issberner
Acting Dean of Science

Dr Kevin McNamara
Academic Policy Officer (Taught Degrees)

Dr Katherine Ellsworth-Krebs
Lecturer, School of Geography and Sustainable Development

Dr Shona Russell
Senior Lecturer, School of Management