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UCU strikes to hit St Andrews

The UCU has asked its members in St Andrews to take action short of a strike continuously from 25 November 2019 and concluding no later than 29 April 2020. Those taking action will include some faculty such as lecturers, professors, academic and senior administrative staff.

Students urged to receive MMR vaccination

Deputy News Editor Siobhan Ali investigates the recent mumps outbreak in St Andrews

St Andrews halls compete to lower energy consumption

Editor-In-Chief of The Saint Annie Smith takes a look at the University's latest efforts for tackling climate change

Library donates fines to Mosul University

Deputy News Editor Natalie Pereira looks at the University Library's recent charitable donations to rebuilding libraries in Iraq

School of Modern Languages to introduce Mandarin as degree option

This introduction of an entirely new language to the School of Modern Languages will add an element of diversity to the primarily European languages that are currently offered at St Andrews.

Students launch Campaign for Affordable Student Housing

The priority of the campaign is ensuring that the opinions of students are heard, and to become “truly representative of the student body, willing to stand up and insist that the University has a responsibility to help tackle the crisis of affordability many students are facing.”

Local MPs step up their game for General Election campaign

Stephen Gethins, SNP, and Wendy Chamberlain, Liberal Democrat, speak to The Saint on their plans for St Andrews

We cannot sit out this month’s Senior Lay Member Elections

This month, we will be electing our University Court’s next Senior Lay Member. It’s been my experience that not many students know what University Court is or does, let alone what the Senior Lay Member is. As the Rector’s Assessor, I have sat on University Court for two years now, and I have seen how the decisions made by Court...

School of Medieval History Building to shut this week following “major power outage”

In an email sent by the Proctor, students were told that the power outage had been caused by a fault in the circuit board, which had overheated. 

Student Association takes action against laundry giant

Student outrage erupts due to broken machines in majority of halls of residence.