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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Resurrecting the role of rector

Last week’s Rectorial Elections that saw the uncontested Labour MEP, Catherine Stihler, become St Andrews’ 52nd rector

Editorial: Damaged, but not lost…

A group of powerful people meet in secret. One of them makes allegations about your conduct. Without asking to hear your side of the...

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...

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...

First Minister’s EU and independence comments provoke debate among students

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, voiced her concerns on the EU/ UK debate on 22 February, saying that there was a “real...

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...

Editorial: Fife Park houses (1972-2013)

Forty years later, the Fife Park houses are finally to be put out of their misery. The announcement has been a long time coming:...

Editorial 209: preserving education post-Brexit

It is clear that Professor Sally Mapstone has taken office as principal during one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Scotland’s...

A necessary policy overhaul

This weeks editorial addresses sexual assault and the University's policy overhaul.

Editorial: Our community is helping students…

We must be doing something right. The figures reported today show that St Andrews has fewer students dropping out in their first year than...