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St Andrews named UK University of the Year

Earlier today, the Principal Sally Mapstone shared the news with students and colleagues that the University has been named as UK University of the Year 2020 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.   The guide placed University of St Andrews, the only Scottish university to ever win the award, top for the second time since 2002. St...

Student activists plan beach demonstration for global climate strike

Students will march to the sea to call for greater global and community action against climate change .

Review: Welly Ball 2019 Launch Event

What other way to start of Freshers' Week than with an event that everyone could get involved in? Instead of the somewhat predictable pattern events run by the Union that are aimed at freshers, it was refreshing to be able to attend an event that had only a good time in mind, as well as it being for a...

St Andrews Students’ Association promote Marks Out of Tenancy in an effort to make “make renting in St Andrews fairer”

Since the Union’s promotion of the website, St Andrews’ tenants have increased the amount of reviews on properties in the area over one hundred per cent, meaning that St Andrews has a greater total of reviews on the website than Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen combined. 

Students publish open letter to Principal Mapstone calling for name-blind applications 

Mr Harindiran outlines that the lack of a name-blind application process could well limit the number of offers awarded to black and minority ethnicity (BME) applicants from the University. 

MAC cosmetic store opens in St Andrews

Photo: Samantha Chinomona
Replacing the cosmetics store Bobbi Brown, the MAC shop can be found on Bell Street, and is keeping on all staff from the Bobbi Brown store.

North East Fife out-of-hours services to continue

The Integration Joint Board of the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership have accepted a proposal for the out-of-hours service, allowing it to continue to operate in St Andrews.

Students challenge ethnic diversity within University’s student and faculty population

"The last thing we want is for this to die and just be forgotten"

St Andrews beats Oxford to rank second in the UK

Photo: Samantha Chinomona
For the first time, University of St Andrews has outranked University of Oxford to place second in the UK, in league tables published today by The Guardian. St Andrews has ranked third in the UK for years across a variety of league tables, so breaking the "Oxbridge duopoly" is a milestone for the Scottish university. On Oxbridge and the achievement, Principal...

Dr Mark Currie, St Andrews research fellow, passes away

Photo: University of St Andrews
Principal Sally Mapstone announced today the death of Dr Mark Currie, who passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday 30 May. Dr Mark Currie was a senior research fellow in the School of International Relations at the University of St Andrews. Dr Currie had been a research and senior fellow at the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and...