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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Controversial professor garners student criticism

Students have raised their concerns about the recent appointment of a professor who has previously expressed controversial views on homosexuality.

Student faces dragons

A St Andrews creative writing student is the newest recipient of the Dragon’s Pen Award for new writers.

St Andrews faces growing international competition

Continued success in national tables, driven by high satisfaction, is not matched on global lists

St Andrean lectures launch year of academic events

By Kirsty Matthews The  St Andrean lecture series is a new initiative this year organised by Director of Representation Siena Parker, to provide Freshers with...

Inequalities in Scottish universities worst in UK

By Henry Turnbull Scottish universities have fewer students from poorer backgrounds than any other region of the UK, according to a recent study.  The Universities...

Freshers’ Week a success with students new and old

Event-filled week kickstarts St Andrews social calendar

St Andrews honey bees

A honey bee colony has recently been created on University grounds in a partnership between the University and the Fife Beekeeping Association (FBA).

Papal recognition

Andreea Nemes Pope Benedict XVI singled out the University of St Andrews during a Mass celebrated during his first papal visit to the UK. On the...

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.