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Saturday, September 22, 2018

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

The Final Countdown: the development of Brexit polls and media headlines

The Saint brings you a timeline of significant dates and statistics from both sides of the EU Referendum campaign.

UN to send peacekeepers to the Central African Republic

The Security Council voted unanimously on 10 April to send 12,000 United Nations peacekeepers to the Central African Republic (CAR), which had burst into...

Inside the principal’s office

From 1413 until 1747, the University of St Andrews was comprised of three colleges – St Salvator’s, St Leonard’s and St Mary’s - each...

The gift that keeps on giving

The Class Gift committee is ready for a great year

Bunga Bunga or Bust

Picture a sweaty basement, a pair of gyrating escorts disguised as nuns, and a 74 year old Italian man watching silently and receiving sporadic...

The Pill: Free Love?

When oral contraceptives, or as they are more commonly known ’The Pill’, hit the market in 1960, women became more empowered than ever before....

Brexit and the Bubble

Politics, despite popular misconceptions, affects our lives in several ways. A Brexit would have serious repercussions in St Andrews, since both the financial structure...

US military drone controversy continues

The other week, thousands of Pakistanis, led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, rose in protest against the use of drones in Pakistan. Drones, unmanned planes following...

10 Questions with Dr Robin Bunce

Features editor Emma Freer sits down with Cambridge professor, political historian and invited lecturer for Black History Month, Dr Robin Bunce. Dr Bunce will be...