Delegate information

Below, delegates can find information about the University, St Andrews, accommodation options and emergency procedures.

Getting to St Andrews

St Andrews is located on the picturesque east coast of Scotland and has excellent transport links from the major Scottish cities and international airports.

For more information on getting to St Andrews, visit the getting to St Andrews webpage.

Conference venues

The extensive range of conference venues are located throughout St Andrews and all are within walking distance of the historic town centre. Find out more about the available conference venues in St Andrews.

Car parking

There are a number of public car parks in St Andrews and limited on-street parking within walking distance of all venues. Limited car parking is available at the Gateway for delegates attending events.

Both David Russell Apartments and Agnes Blackadder Hall offer free car parking facilities for guests. Parking permits are available from reception and should be displayed for the duration of your stay.

Food and drink

The University of St Andrews achieved Fairtrade university status in April 2006 and fair trade tea and coffee are served at all conferences.

We are happy to cater for most special diets. Should you have any special dietary requirements please notify your conference organiser in advance.


Whilst the majority of the venues are easily accessible, there is a small number of historic venues that may not be suitable for individuals with restricted mobility. Please contact your conference organiser for information on the specific venue(s) your conference will be using.

Emergency procedures

All guests must make themselves aware of the Fire Procedure notices, which are located throughout our venues. These notices contain information on the action to be taken in the event of discovering a fire, hearing the fire alarm and detail the designated emergency assembly areas. Guests will be notified of any scheduled fire alarm tests.


A range of accommodation options can be found below.

Medical services

St Andrews Community Hospital
Largo Road, St Andrews, KY16 8YF
Phone: +44 (0)1334 465 656

Nearest accident and emergency: Ninewells Hospital
Dundee, DD1 9SY
Phone: +44 (0)1382 660 111

NHS 24 (non-emergency medical helpline)
Phone: 111


A selection of useful maps of St Andrews can be found on the maps webpage.

Useful links

For a collection of contact information for local services please visit the things to do webpage.