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Monday, November 19, 2018

Scholarly STEPS into St Andrews

Features Editor Kenalyn Ang discusses the STEPS Charity and Programme with Professor Christopher Given-Wilson, and this year's two postgraduate students and STEPS scholarship recipients.

Coming to St Andrews from Palestine: an interview with Saba’ Albess

Curfews and checkpoints make it difficult to move across cities like Ramallah, where Saba’ Albess lives. “You can’t even visit the sea without a...

Life as a Lecturer

How much do you know about the people you learn from? Fellow student Catriona Aitken sits down with a teaching fellow from the School of Classics to discuss a day in the life of a lecturer.

Letter to the Rector

Ahead of new rector Catherine Stihler's installation tomorrow, former rector Kevin Dunion shares his tips for the Drag

Anonymity sans negativity

Thoughts Around Me, a new app from Kassem Younis, launches on campus

“Scotland’s research interests will be much better served by remaining within...

Professor Wilson Sibbett, of the University's School of Physics and Astronomy, explains why he thinks Scottish universities would lose out on research funding in the event of independence

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.”

A call for conversation: why we must discuss eating disorders

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In recognition of it, one student has written about her own experience about being a friend...

P.U.L.L. out, Bop in for Fridays

A student petition quickly prompted a name change of the Union's new Friday club night. But are we becoming too sensitive for our own good?

St Andrews takes on University Challenge, an interview with captain Jamie...

Running since 1962, University Challenge is a British tradition, like Yorkshire Puddings, cricket and Doctor Who. So when St Andrews progressed to the televised...