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 day conferences, residential 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 webpage.


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 Discover St Andrews website.