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St Andrews to host inaugural ethics debating tournament

The University of St Andrews will host the first John Stuart Mill Cup, a debating tournament which will tackle ethical issues of public concern,...

The Northern Lights in St Andrews

How to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis from St Andrews, and the science behind the magic and mystery of northern night skies.

Bacchanalia: ‘Drunken Revelry and Ritual Madness’

On the 9th March Younger Hall will be host to the night of ‘drunken revelry and ritual madness’ that is Bacchanalia. But what exactly...

Overseas Series: Matthew Cregan

German and Economics student Matthew Cregan shares his hints and tips on Erasmus exchanges while experiencing a semester in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

A Day in the Life of Amanda Litherland, Director of Representation

9:30am. Amanda opens the door of her flat. This is the first time I’ve met her, or indeed any of the sabbatical officers (the...

Breaking the silence: An introduction to St Andrews’ Quaker community

    Many rooms are quiet at 10:30 on a Sunday morning in a university town. A hush falls over St Andrews from around 3am, disturbed...

Possibility of further strikes looms on students

The UCU has recently announced the potential for another week of strike action between 16 April and 20 April, or Week 10 on the...

Interview: Jamie Ross, candidate for Association President

The Association President, along with the Director of Representation, is responsible for representing student interests to the University and external organisations, including the government....

Rectors through the ages: an abridged history

In 1858, the role of rector was established at St Andrews. Elected by the students of the University, the rector is meant to represent...

The New Silk Road: A look at the Belt Road Initiative

Second year student Charles Stevens discusses his new project The New Silk Road, which will investigate various proposals and promises of the new Belt Road Initiative. Deputy features editor Catriona Aitken writes about the details shared in their conversation.