Societies and Activities

For a small town by the North Sea, St Andrews is full of groups actively working towards a more sustainable future. Read below to find out which student groups are about.

If you are a group that would like to be promoted, let us know!

Sustainable Style St Andrews

A group set up to tackle the fast fashion industry and promote thrift fashion as a funky way to style up.

Sustainable Style Facebook
Sustainable Style Instagram

Vegan and Vegetarian Society

 We are devoted to promoting a veggie lifestyle in St Andrews 🥕 Come along to our events to learn about veganism and enjoy good food!

Vegan and Vegetarian Society Facebook
Vegan and Vegetarian Instagram

Sustainable Development Society

The St Andrews Sustainable Development aims to provide an open place for the discussion of sustainable development. We welcome students from all departments within the University of St Andrews to come together to discuss ways to work together to promote a more sustainable future.

Sustainable Development Society Facebook

The Wildlife and Conservation Society (WildSoc)


We are a student society at the University of St Andrews committed to promoting wildlife conservation among the student body through events and campaigns. Sometimes called the Sir David Attenborough Appreciation Society.

WildSoc Facebook
WildSoc Instagram

Birding Society (Bird Soc)

Birding Society is a student- and staff-led initiative to facilitate the study of bird populations in the St Andrews area with our main goal being the consistent gathering of information about our local bird populations.

Bird Soc Facebook
Bird Soc Instagram

Marine Society

We aim to hold inclusive events, support marine conservation focused charities and get students involved in citizen science projects like The Big Seaweed Search, marine wildlife monitoring (like dolphins!) and the Great British Beach Clean.

Marine Society Facebook
Marine Society Instagram