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Principal received R&A membership following Louise Richardson snub

The Royal and Ancient previously did not accept women members.

Students’ Association holds second Brexit survey

The online survey requires students to login although all responses will remain anonymous

Councils reject motion to endorse Rector-elect Srdja Popovic’s manifesto aims

The decision followed Mr Popovic's overwhelming victory in last week's Rectorial election.

Editorial 214: Put up or shut up – voting is open

Ever been unhappy about some aspect of life in St Andrews? Ever been disgruntled with the University for seemingly not paying attention to your interests? Ever bemoaned the housing situation in this town and wondered why something could not be done about it? Then vote in today’s Rectorial elections. The Rector is your representative. They sit on University Court, our...

Outrage over displaced sofas at University library

If you are prone to living in the library then you’ve probably noticed that the sofas that once occupied it’s ground floor have disappeared this year. Students Laura Navalta and Clare Calvert did. Upon their return from their summer break the girls noticed the lack of sofas and decided to do something about it. Both made formal complaints to the library...

2017 Rectorial profiles: Willie Rennie

Where are you from? Scotland Occupations Member of Scottish Parliament Education Mr Rennie attended high school in Cupar, Fife, before attending the Paisley College of Technology where he earned a B.Sc. degree in Biology. He went on to receive a Diploma in Industrial Administration at Glasgow College. Family He and his wife, Janet, have two sons, Alexander and Stephen. Hobbies In his free time,...

2017 Rectorial profiles: Srdja Popovic

Where are you from? Belgrade, Serbia Occupations Executive Director of the Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies, political activist, author, leader of Ecotopia fund Teaching: Along with leading workshops and lectures at forums and at universities, Popovic has lectured at Harvard University, Columbia University, New York University, and Johns Hopkins University, among others. He has also collaborated with Northeastern University in...

St Andrews Charities Campaign raises over £73,000

On Thursday 5 October, the St Andrews Charities Campaign announced the amount raised for the three chosen charities for the 2016- 17 academic year. Last year, the student body chose one international, one national, and one local charity to fundraise for throughout the year. The charities chosen were Women for Women International, Anthony Nolan, and Frontline Fife. Jamie Minns,...

2017 Rectorial candidates announced

Srđa Popović and Willie Rennie are the candidates for the 53rd rector of the University of St Andrews