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Students campaign for McDonalds in St Andrews

“The subsequent lack of late night nugget provisions, among the many other services that are simply not available to these vindicated citizens, is a major concern"

SSC votes to update discipline for underage drinking

New laws rule that on the first offence, the perpetrator will be fined £50 but will not be banned until the second offence, which will not include an additional fine.

St Andrews resident wills over £2.5m to town groups

Gillian Falconer had amassed a £4,020,772 estate, largely stocks and shares portfolio, and has willed over £2.5 million to groups in St Andrews.

University presents new research on climate change

This finding provides an insight into future climate change modelling.

University of St Andrews strikes: What we know so far

University of St Andrews staff may take 14 day strike action after the University and College Union (UCU) members voted that they were prepared to take industrial action against pension cuts. The days of action are set to take place during February and March after the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) announced pension cuts. The cuts to USS could result in...

Careers Centre launching new online hub, CareerConnect

The University of St Andrews Careers Centre will be launching their new online hub, CareerConnect, to students on Thursday 18 January. The site will centralise all of the Careers Centre’s opportunities for those students preparing to enter the workforce, including booking an afternoon appointment with a careers adviser and registering for their upcoming career events. CareerConnect will also allow students to...

BREAKING: Four pedestrians injured after car mounts kerb in St Andrews

Four pedestrians were injured after a car mounted a kerb in front of Bonkers Original Gifts. The incident took place at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, 12 January, on the corner of Church Street and Market Street. The four men were taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee with leg, neck, and back injuries, those none of the injuries are currently life-threatening. Bonkers...

InFocus: Yannick Veilleux-Lepage, PhD candidate

Earlier this month, The Tab published a short piece by a first year PhD student purporting to describe “what it’s actually like to do a PhD.” While undoubtedly well-intentioned, the accounts of exotic travel, lucrative opportunities for tutoring, excellent post-degree job security and a relaxed and flexible work schedule seems at odds with my experience and that of many...

STAR Link launches student campaign for new St Andrews railway

The St Andrews Rail Link (STAR Link) Campaign has launched an initiative to increase student awareness and support for the reopening of the St Andrews Railway Station following its closure in 1969. The campaign organisers will also be delivering a petition of just under 300 signatures to the SRC in an attempt to get the Students’ Association to take a...

Library showcases its most rented DVDs since 1999

The University of St Andrews library has recently published a list of the 10 most borrowed DVDs from their collection. In a post on their blog, it was announced that Spirited Away, a 2001 Japanese animation film by Hayao Miyazaki, takes the top spot on the chart. The list is based on data recorded from 1999 and onwards. Students seem to have...