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Thursday, July 18, 2019

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.

Ladakh – The Tibet of India

The rhythmic wailing was all too familiar. I had heard it being blasted from every bus, every train and almost every mobile phone throughout...

36 hours in Dublin

Not sure where to head for Independant Learning Week? Make sure you check out Samantha Puckorius' 36 hour itinerary of Dublin!

A taste of the Mediterranean

On a recent summer voyage around the Mediterranean, I had the luxury of visiting six unique and fascinating places. Each with their own culture,...

London Games

I have to confess – I am not into sports. Apart from an occasional trip to Ma Bells to watch football with friends, I...

36 hours in Florence

In the aftermath of the recent attacks in Brussels, we are all sad and frightened. And for good reason. However, one way to reaffirm...

The ‘not a love marriage’ in southern India

The naked insides of my camera lay on the desk between us. Babu shook his head regretfully, ‘There is nothing to be done Madam.’...

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 Overseas Series: Maddie Richards

Maddie Richards writes about her experiences as a year-abroad student in the Southern sunshine of William and Mary, at Williamsburg, Virginia.

36 Hours in the Isle of Skye

After spending six hours driving and obnoxiously singing to our old Spotify playlists, my boyfriend Tom and I finally made it to our spontaneous weekend destination on the...