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Thursday, September 20, 2018

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: 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...

Editorial: Issue 166

We welcome you back to the print edition of The Saint after a three week break. The break with our fortnightly tradition is a...

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: Issue 173

And Now His Watch Is Ended. As well as being the title of this week’s terrific episode of Game of Thrones (come on, there was...

Is education a consumer product?

In this weeks' Editorial we ask whether the distinction between student and customer is becoming too blurred.

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: 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...

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: Our Bubble is full to bursting

Yet again, we are forced to return to the age-old issue of problems with University accommodation. Despite the imminent demolition of Fife Park, St...