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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The New Silk Road: A look at the Belt Road Initiative

Second year student Charles Stevens discusses his new project The New Silk Road, which will investigate various proposals and promises of the new Belt Road Initiative. Deputy features editor Catriona Aitken writes about the details shared in their conversation.

An interview with BBC Scotland’s Brian Taylor

Sileas MacInnes interviews BBC Scotland chief political editor Brian Taylor on his time at St Andrews and his thoughts on the independence referendum

Conquering the world

In 1982, around 3 per cent of the University’s student body was international. The number now sits closer to 30 per cent. Editor Jonathan Bucks reports on how St Andrews became a melting pot and leading international recruiter

This month with Women in Work

Deputy Features Editor Julia Bennett discusses this month's game plan with Women in Work.

Spotlight on Inklight: fostering student talent in St Andrews

The archetypal writer is a mysterious creature. Are they brooding outsiders? Unassuming wallflowers silently storing up material? Or else do we envisage the Hemingway-esque...

An Issue for Everyone

Features editor Emma Freer speaks with the directors of this year’s St Andrews Foreign Affairs Conference about its theme: migration and displaced peoples

Through the lens: How two St Andrews graduates made the transition...

St Andrews graduates Ms Ulman and Mr Moodie return to St Andrews to stage a new film and talk to The Saint about life and careers beyond the Bubble.

Academic alert: Higher education’s gender gap

Higher education has its own Bermuda triangle, and it needs to be investigated. Professor Frances Andrews from the School of History says: “That horrible triangle that goes from more women at undergraduate to fewer at postgraduate to still fewer at staff – while it’s the opposite for men – is something that needs to be unpicked.”

The Student Voluntary Service

A conversation with Student Voluntary Service, Sarah Rodway-Swanson about the goals, programs, and how to get involved with SVS.

Seeking Out Truth in Globalised Times

Deputy Features Editor Cate Hanlon sits down with with St Andrews students from Scotland and the US to ascertain how their perceptions of news differ. Are American and British news sources really that different, is how we get our information integral to how we understand it?