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Saint Andrews, GB
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Protesting students occupied St Andrews grounds on Tuesday, 11 October, to demonstrate their anger at the University’s recent decision to raise tuition fees for students from the rest of the UK (RUK). About 20 students set up camp in Principal Louise Richardson’s garden on the Scores and remained there for 36 hours to symbolise £36,000 in fees the University will...
Pat Nevin has played professionally in the top tiers of both English and Scottish football. Some of his sporting accolades include making close to 200 appearances for Chelsea FC, being voted player of the year by the club in the 1983/84 season and playing internationally for Scotland in the UEFA Euro 1992 finals. Far from your stereotypical footballer, Pat is...
“This is an honour, and sort of a homecoming; I really grew up in St Andrews. My family has a huge emotional investment in this place. If elected I will devote the time to actually be in St Andrews, to engage with student activities and student issues. I will do my utmost to represent the students, the university and...
On Tuesday 25 October students launched the Defend Our Ethical Investment Campaign, which began with the Rectorial Elections. Some students had created a pledge which they asked potential Rectors to sign as they entered Lower College Hall for the debate last night. The Ethical Investment Policy was put in place four years ago as a result of student campaigning. The...
“I believe education is a right not a privilege. As rector, I will prioritise the issues that students feel most passionate about. Working alongside your elected student representatives I pledge to ensure the University Court acts on your interests: - Improving student standard of living Campaigning for the widest possible access to education Delivering better quality and affordable accommodation Defending teaching quality by...
Michael Forsyth is Deputy Chairman of Evercore Partners International, and a Director of J&J Denholm and NBNK Investments. He is a former Deputy Chairman at JPMorgan and Secretary of State for Scotland.  He is a member of the Privy Council and the Development Board at the Royal Society. He was knighted in 1997 and appointed to the House of...
A St Andrews student who was convicted of racism has described himself as the victim of “misinformation, melodrama and outright lies.” As detailed in the previous issue of The Saint, Paul Donnachie, 19, was expelled from the University and sentenced to 150 hours of community service after being found guilty of a racist breach of the peace. Charges had been brought...
Degrees from Scottish universities will be the most expensive in the UK for students from England, Northern Ireland and Wales following major rises in tuition fees. All of Scotland’s universities have now declared their fees for non-Scottish students. The average cost of a degree from a Scottish university will be nearly £7,000 a year for ‘Rest of UK’ (RUK) students. The...
A competition run by FS 2012, St Andrews’ Student Fashion Show, is aiming to raise the profiles of young fashion designers. The Alfa Romeo Young Designer Competition is encouraging all budding student designers to apply. Applications will be accepted until 15th October. The competition, now in its second year, seeks student designers from across the UK. Five finalists will be selected...
The University of St Andrews is striving to achieve planning permission to build six wind turbines on Kenly Farm near Boarhills. The 12MW wind farm would meet the University’s electricity demand, making it the first university in the United Kingdom to generate its own power. If the planning is approved the University hopes to cut its current energy bill of £5.4...