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Friday, January 18, 2019

Editorial: Des McSweeney (2013-2013)

Stop the presses! Des McSweeney, the celebrity face of the University’s widening access schemes, has resigned. Renowned for his role as vice principal for...

Getting the library off the ground

Back in early 2009, The Saint attended a class reps forum, where details of a proposed Library redevelopment – in the making for many years – were finally put out for consultation among a group. The artist impression of a shiny glass structure was impressive. But so was the price tag: £46 million.

Editorial: … now it must help others in need

It may come as a surprise to many that St Andrews contains a food bank, and perhaps as an even greater surprise that there...

Addressing a culture of student exploitation

The Saint’s investigation of our town’s hospitality industry revealed not only a culture of student exploitation in several local establishments but also the difficulties...

Petition launched for fossil-free St Andrews

A petition has been launched calling on the University Court to divest all of its investments in fossil fuel extracting companies, following a growing...

Shockwaves: the Westgate attack

Editorial: It is The Saint’s duty to present the realities facing our students and not shy away from difficult truths

Editorial: Issue 165

Welcome to issue #165 of The Saint, your independent student newspaper. For an organisation which has always been known for its printed output, we’ve...

Wanted: new senior governor

Just what is going on with our University’s governance? In February The Saint reported on the resignation of Des McSweeney, the vice principal for external...

Editorial: Three years later: the 600th finale

It has been almost three years since the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge returned to St Andrews in February 2011 to launch the University’s...

Editorial 213: More to be done on online abuse

The results of the investigation, published by The Saint today, into seven students facing disciplinary measures from the University over threats made within a...