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General Election 2017 interviews: Tony Miklinski, Conservative Party

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The Saint's News editor Tom Williams sat down with Tony Miklinski, the Conservative candidate for North East Fife in the 2017 General Election, to discuss why St Andrews students should vote for him.

St Andrews Professor on Manchester attack: “let’s not start dropping bombs”

Philip O’Brien, Professor of Strategic Studies for the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews offered his analysis following last night’s suicide attack in Manchester.

Third year student Dominic Nolan elected to Fife Council

Dominic Nolan, a third year economics and international relations student has been elected as a Scottish Conservative Party member to Fife Council following yesterday’s elections.

Monty Python’s Michael Palin to receive honorary degree

Mr Palin joins 11 other prominent figures to be honoured between the 20 and 23 June this year at Younger Hall.

Yik Yak set to shut down

Founded in 2013, Yik Yak at first grew rapidly as students utilised the anonymous features in schools and university campuses.

Saints LGBT+ protest Chechen hate crimes

Anti-gay campaigns in Chechnya have resulted in authorities detaining dozens of individuals suspected of being homosexual.

Director of Student Services issues May Dip warnings

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In an email to all students this morning, Dr Lusk stated that “NO AFTER PARTIES will be tolerated this year."

Addressing a culture of student exploitation

The Saint’s investigation of our town’s hospitality industry revealed not only a culture of student exploitation in several local establishments but also the difficulties of addressing said problem. Harassment, exploitation, and underpayment are common issues in the restaurant industry. In a student haven, however, this behaviour is particularly reprehensible. St Andrews has an unusual demographic composition: it is a town...

University staff join collaborative housing research project

Last week, the School of Geography and Sustainable Development announced that senior members of its staff have joined a major research project focused on collecting housing-related data. The Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence will be granted a total of £7.5 million from various charities and research institutions. St Andrews joins eight universities and four institutions helping with the project. The...

IR focus group voices concerns with School

The Saint recently acquired a document compiled by School of International Relations class representatives that details concerns expressed in a focus group of second-year students. In addition to module evaluation questionnaires, the School of IR collects student feedback through focus groups and surveys conducted throughout the year. The document centres on a late-February discussion of student experiences with the school’s...