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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Time for Union to address the “tampon tax”

The editorial for Issue 197

An end to community spirit in Sallies

Ring of Fire. Never have I ever. Beer pong. It’s unlikely any of us have got to this stage in our lives without having...

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.

Solving the funding puzzle

It’s not an easy time to be running a university. With UK institutions falling in world rankings, it was natural that governments, both at Scottish and British level, would have to look for alternative sources of funding in the future. And, as we’ve suspected for some time, that source of funding is us.

Editorial: Mental health – we must speak out

We don’t understand. According to the UK Mental Health Foundation, one in four people will experience problems with their mental health in any given year....

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...

Editorial: We stand behind our academic staff

This time next week, hundreds of members of teaching and support staff at St Andrews who belong to UCU, Unite and Unison will likely...

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: Issue 167

If you’ve survived the deadline drama with a shred of sanity left intact, you can look forward to exercising your right to democracy this...

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...