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University took £48,217.90 in library fines last academic year

From the £48,217.90, the University of St Andrews noted that £1,079.90 was donated to charity.

St Andrews professor attends Turkish court hearing to supporting academic freedoms

Stephen Reicher, a professor of social psychology at the University of St Andrews, attended a court hearing in Istanbul, Turkey, at the beginning of February as an observer for the International Society for Political Psychology, in support of a fellow academic charged with terrorist propaganda. The social psychologist in Turkey, who is unnamed in Reicher’s first-hand account, was one...

Plans revealed for 1,000 new homes in St Andrews

The plan has been spearheaded by the St. Andrews West LLP, which is comprised of the University of St Andrews, Headon Holdings, and local landholders.

The Lafayette Club increases security for “Putin’s number one enemy,” among others

On Monday 5 February, The Lafayette Club hosted Bill Browder, self-proclaimed as Putin’s number one enemy, for a lecture regarding human rights. Due to the sensitive nature of the topic, the event provided increased security measures, requested by Mr Browder himself. The increased security including restricting entry to guests without matriculation cards, security staff checking bags, and prohibiting recording...

Scottish brewery Eden Mill announces expansion in St Andrews

Eden Mill, Scotland’s first brewery and distillery single site, has recently announced their plans to create a new brewery and distillery in Fife in an expansion effort. Eden Mill, which produces the official gin of Scottish rugby, plans to take over a historic former paper mill, if their bid is successful, in a £4 million expansion plan. The expansion is...

Rector Srdja Popovic holds first livestream with students

Rector Srdja Popovic hosted his first Facebook Live livestream with University students on Wednesday 14 February, discussing topics ranging from housing, student engagement with University issues, and bicycle lanes and parking. The livestream, broadcasted on the St Andrews Students’ Association Facebook page, lasted 33 minutes and included Mr. Popovic informing students of his background and experience as Rector so far...

Student “frustration” over exam organisation

The University of St Andrews has faced criticism from students following the organisation of last semester’s examination period.

InFocus: Camilla Duke, Rector’s Assessor

Camilla Duke is a second year international relations and modern history student from Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C.

PhD Student Creates New Lifestyle App for Student

Shrowze provides whatever students need through their team of human assistants, which the user summons for help via text.

This is your paper!

Every year the second semester brings with it an opportunity for reflection, resolution and change, and this is no less true than for the editorial board of The Saint.