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At the Top of 2018 Davos’s Agenda – Bridging the Gender Pay Gap

Striving for gender pay equality in a fractured world.

UK Gender Wage Gap Quantified

While it is important to acknowledge that gender differences can naturally cause wage disparity because human capital factors such as work experience, education, job skills necessarily lead to differences in productivity levels, it is equally important to acknowledge that gender discrimination does exist. In fact, it is another important factor of the gender wage gap. Discrimination exists when employers...

Consider Travelex When You Leave for Break

No conversion fees or exchange rate fluctuations - how a prepaid travel card saves you money.

Traveling alone through Morocco: budgeting tips and more

Money editor Rebecca Feng offers tips on travelling through Morocco after her 20-day solo trip.

A policy duel on housing

Illustration: Edward Emery The Prime Minister summed it up well in her closing speech to the Conservative Party Conference: “For 30 or 40 years we simply have not built enough homes. As a result, prices have risen so much that the average home now costs almost eight times average earnings. That’s been a disaster for young people in particular. We have...

Budgeting in a social life

Illustration: Cosette Puckett As the chaotic highs of Freshers’ Week come back down to a healthier reality with first semester classes, the next big social event of the season is just around the corner. However some students, especially freshers, might not realise that these social events don’t come cheaply. So, how can you plan accordingly, saving yourself from the pain...

FIXR

Image: FIXR Within 11 minutes, 1500 tickets worth £80,000 were sold. Behind the legendary ticket sale for the 2014 Kate Kennedy Club May Ball was FIXR, the London-based mobile ticketing company founded by two St Andrews graduates. Hugh Hudleston and Edmund Glover met in an English class in their second year at St Andrews. Hudleston helped set up the University yachting...

A green Eden for St Andrews

Image: geograph.org.uk The University of St Andrews has long aspired to become the UK’s first carbon-neutral university for energy consumption. Its recent development of the Guardbridge Energy Centre at the newly-named “Eden Campus” plans to bring it one step closer to this elusive goal. Officially commissioned by Sally Mapstone on 6 December, the centre will generate “clean energy” using a...

CAPOD: what’s on offer?

The Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development, CAPOD provides a comprehensive range of opportunities both students and staff.