Thursday, December 7, 2017
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.
Continued success in national tables, driven by high satisfaction, is not matched on global lists
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 more  academic events. The idea is to give Freshers a taste of what is on offer at St Andrews. The first lecture on Tuesday evening discussed the evolution of student politics and what the student...
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 UK report revealed that only 28.1 percent of Scottish university students came from lower socio-economic backgrounds, compared to 32.4 percent in England, 32.5 percent in Wales, and 41.8 percent in Northern Ireland. This figure was...
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 first day of his visit the pontiff led an open-air Mass in Glasgow that was attended by 70,000 people.  In the course of the Mass Pope Benedict said “Here in Scotland, I think of the three...
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.