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Editorial: Issue 164

New. New term, new people (all over the place, from the Sabbs to the Saint editorial team), new Saint. This very editorial has shifted from the end of the News section to the start, allowing us to introduce The Saint old and new. Yes, your old favourites remain, be it the stories making headlines in St Andrews’ past or the...

Editorial: Gain some perspective St Andrews

Last week, union politics dominated the town. Many of us dodged the slew of campaign flyers and Facebook invites that accompany St Andrews election week, trying to discern the best among the myriad of candidates running for elected positions within the Union. This week, our political interests will shift to a national level. On Tuesday 22 March, the Scottish Parliament...

Solving the funding puzzle

It’s not an easy time to be running a university. With UK institutions falling in world rankings, it was natural that governments, both at Scottish and British level, would have to look for alternative sources of funding in the future. And, as we’ve suspected for some time, that source of funding is us.

Getting the library off the ground

Back in early 2009, The Saint attended a class reps forum, where details of a proposed Library redevelopment – in the making for many years – were finally put out for consultation among a group. The artist impression of a shiny glass structure was impressive. But so was the price tag: £46 million.