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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Conservative councillor apologises for student ‘social cleansing’ comment

Conservative Councillor Linda Holt has apologised for asserting that the impact of students upon St Andrews were akin to "social cleansing".

Rector Srdja Popovic condemns new HMO motion

Whilst Mr Popovic said “councillors won’t listen to your concerns unless they know you can hold them accountable", East Neuk Conservative Councillor Linda Holt has stood by her comment saying the effects of students on local residents were akin to "social cleansing."

Talking ‘Global Britain’ and Iran with the Commons Foreign Affairs Select...

The Saint had the opportunity to catch up with Priti Patel MP, Tom Tugendhat MP and Stephen Gethins MP to discuss what a ‘Global Britain’ meant to them and the recent controversy surrounding Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran deal.

Contingency plans being considered due to Powell and Whitehorn Hall delay

During the last University Court meeting on Friday 13 April, it was announced that contingency plans are currently being considered for Powell and Whitehorn...

SA President hits out at “shameful” Fife Councillors over HMO motion

Association President Lewis Wood took to Twitter to advocate his frustration as he felt student interests were not being respected

Infamous and “aggressive” Main Library seagull pair removed by University

The notorious pair of seagulls have been absent from their post for roughly three weeks. Rest assured, students are now safe.

St Andrews student becomes Management Undergraduate of the Year

Holly Hetherington, a second-year student at the University of St Andrews, has recently won the Management Undergraduate of the Year award at the TARGETjobs...

New University research shows climate-change effects on whale population

New research led by the University of St Andrews has found that climate change is having a potentially major effect on the migration of...

Thousands raised for charity as former DoSDA is diagnosed with cancer

Chris Kyte (left), has raised over £2,000 in a matter of days after his friend Kyle Blain (right) was diagnosed with cancer. Anyone who wishes to support Mr Kyte’s JustGiving page can do so here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/chrisjkyte1

Students plan all-day Nando’s lock-in for military charity

On Wednesday 9 May, over 20 St Andrews Officer Cadets will take on a Nando’s lock-in to raise money for a military charity, through...