Sunday, May 28, 2017

Top Teachers of 2016

  There are many things that make the St Andrews experience a fulfilling one- the age-old traditions, the cosmopolitan community and the beautiful surroundings to mention just a few. However, when it comes to the educational part of the experience, it is the high quality of the academic staff that really stands out. Just as there are a multitude of different...
  Although officially founded in 1926, the Kate Kennedy Club traces its origins to a time when our university was no more than a fledgling institution. Since the 1400s, Kate Kennedy has been a quasi-legendary figure. The niece of Bishop James Kennedy, she was commemorated by a bell bearing her name that has hung in the United College tower since...
  Ingrid Lustig, Jacob Arnould and Lorna Sharpe are excited. As members of St Andrews Save the Children, they have been busy planning the society’s biggest event yet. The Born to Dance marathon will start at 2 pm on Friday 22 April and continue for twelve hours. Mr Arnould, a third-year physicist in charge of music for the event, says: “This...
    In the last few years, homelessness has become more prevalent on the streets of St Andrews. Students may have noticed one woman in particular who was often sitting near Zest on Market Street. Elisabeth Gray, a fourth-year anthropology student, certainly did. The woman’s name is Julie, and after getting to know her over coffee Ms Gray set up a...
Deputy print editor Mina Omar takes a look at the inspiring work of the RDA.
St Andrews prides itself on tradition and, over the last 600 years, has certainly accumulated enough of it.
Adopting kids is a big responsibility. You need to love them, home them and clothe them, and teach them to be good, kind people. You can only hope that they take your dashing good looks, impeccable genes and faultless parenting advice as they fledge the nest, open their wings and fly off into the big, bad world. We are often...
Whether you're a parent or child this Raisin Weekend, Caitlin Hamilton has some worthy wisdom to pass on to you
Of course I know the countryside has its merits: birds chirrup, flowers blossom and the occasional animal plods around. But when it came to my year abroad I went for the more appealing prospect of urban decadence. I didn’t want to end up in a secluded village, teaching English for a few hours a day with nothing much else...
Ellen MacPherson provides tips on how to come out successfully in the hunt for flats