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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wendy Chamberlain MP commends the University’s role in boosting student vote

For the most recent election and those prior, the University has been taking multiple steps to ensure an increase in voter registration among students, including the introduction of iPads at matriculation and working with Student Presidents.

University Court extends principal’s contract to 2026

This decision was reviewed by student, staff, and alumni representatives of the Court. Professor Mapstone is the 11th principal and vice-chancellor of the University of St Andrews and the second woman to hold this position.

Letter from the editor

As the coronavirus continues to make headlines and spread, remember to take care of yourself, be kind to others, and seek out the facts carefully. There is no need for unnecessary fear in this time of public panic so long as we educate ourselves and stay on top of our health.

SRC unanimously passes motion to respond to UCU strikes

Jamie Rodney states the passed motion is "not a U-turn, it's us building on what we've learned from failed motions in the past to find a way forward."

Students’ Association oppose Fife Council’s “bizarre and irresponsible” HMO fee increase

The fee increase will potentially "do further damage to community cohesion, and make it even more difficult for young people to afford to live here. At a time when both students and local residents are crying out for cheaper accommodation, this places extra costs and barriers on everyone, whether living in halls or rented accommodation."

UCU to recommence strike action for 14 days in February and...

University College Union (UCU) members at the University of St Andrews, along with those at 74 other institutions, have recently voted in favour of...

University of St Andrews Athletic Union triple Christmas gift donation to...

"The staff at Tayside Children’s hospital are very grateful for the kind, generous donation of toys and Christmas gifts that the Athletic Union of St Andrews has gifted for the patients at Christmas time. They have been here previously and it’s wonderful to see them coming back again. Their thoughtful donation will make a huge difference at Christmas for the children and the young people who are in hospital."

Catherine Stihler elected as Senior Lay Member

Ms Stihler won the election with 1,771 votes, over 1,000 more received by her opponent Adrian Greer.

Letter to the Editor: University disenfranchises tens of thousands of alumni

It was fascinating last week to watch St Andrews alumni Dr Fiona Hill and David Holmes giving testimony to the US House Intelligence Committee....