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Climate Action St Andrews

As young people, we are told to work and study hard for our future, but with Climate Change progressing the question arises: what does that future look like? According to the International Panel on Climate Change, we have 11 years left to tackle Climate Change. 11 years that will decide the fate of our planet. 11 years that will...

Letter to the Editor: a society is not an events committee

Geraint Morgan is treasurer of the Celtic Society. The opinions expressed in this letter are his own, and not representative of the views of the society. Dear Sir, I am an executive committee member for a well-established student society in St Andrews and would like to respond to Ms Flores' article in the 7th of March edition. Ms Flores' main...

University Biomedical Science (BMS) building erupts in flames

A fire has broken out at Purdie chemistry building. Police have set up perimeter and diversion stopping traffic getting out of and into St Andrews along the main road.

A tribute to Andy Murray

This week the world was shocked by the retirement of Andy Murray. It is strange that it came as a surprise given his recent injury woes, but it’s always a shock to see that your heroes are fallible. I think the attraction of Murray was that success did not come naturally to him. Yes his record is incredible: three grand...

Life as the St Andrews Business Club Marketing Communications Intern

I’m in my final year and I can’t believe how quickly it has come. I now truly understand the phrase ‘time flies when you’re having fun.’ Interning with St Andrews Business Club has been a whirlwind. I have learned a tremendous amount from the Club, particularly from my mentor and current Club President Alan S. Morrison, who is a communications...

St Andrews student wins social mobility award

A student at the University of St Andrews, Daniel Malikzade Afshar, has received an award at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards.   The awards took place on Thursday 13 December and were hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Helena Kennedy QC. Mr Adshar has been named as one of the “upReach Ten,” an award given to ten...

2019 William Hill PDC World Championship Preview, Predictions

On Thursday 13 December, the William Hill World Darts Championship gets underway at the Alexandra Palace, with the final taking place on Tuesday 1 January 2019. Rob Cross enters the tournament as defending champion, having beaten Phil Taylor 7-2 in last year’s final. In the 12 months since that memorable night, a lot has changed for both Cross and the...

EXCLUSIVE: MI6 Chief Alex Younger talks Brexit, Russia, recruitment and St Andrews

In a rare interview, Alex Younger, Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) told The Saint that the greatest threat Russia poses to the UK currently is the destabilisation of our alliances.