Thursday, December 7, 2017

Rectorial nominations close

Candidate nominations for the next Rector of the University of St Andrews have now closed. The Saint can confirm at this time that there have been candidate nominations. In the previous election of 2014 no one challenged current Rector, Catherine Stihler. Since 1858, the Rector has been elected by students of the University. Students were required to submit a 250...
St Andrews will soon elect a new rector to replace Catherine Stihler MEP
Six others given reprimands, told to write letters of apology and attend an anti-bullying course
“You can shoot me in the arm, you can shoot me in the eye but we are still going to rise”

Cromars best in Scotland

Cromars of St Andrews has retained its title as Scotland’s best fish and chip shop for the second time. The shop has been awarded the top spot in Seafish’s National Fish and Chip Shop Awards for Scotland, and is now in the running for the top UK award alongside nine other regional winners. Wendy Frame from Cromars said of the win,...
For the last several years Scottish university fees paid by rUK students have been on the rise, causing many to worry that they may not be able to afford the fees that top universities like the University of St Andrews are asking. It would seem that these worries are finally being addressed. While nothing has been officially confirmed, The...
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide has placed the University of St Andrews as the third best university in the UK. St Andrews is beaten only by the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford which placed first and second respectively. This makes St Andrews the best University in Scotland according to the guide. The University further improved on...

Jannettas scoop family award

Jannettas is celebrating after receiving the “Family Run Business of the Year” award at the Scottish Women’s Awards 2017, whose winners were announced on Wednesday 30 September. The awards, which are in their inaugural year, aim to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of female entrepreneurs and women in a wide range of professions across Scotland. On winning the award, Nicola Hazel,...
Despite a rise in fees to attend Saturday’s Varsity match between Edinburgh and St Andrews, the crowd exceeded 10,000 people. The President of the Athletic Union Tom Abbott has cited an imbalance with Edinburgh University as being the motive behind increased ticket prices for the annual varsity Rugby match. On Friday September 21, Mr Abbott informed The Saint that ticket sales...
Dr Michal Barski and Dr Uli Schwarz- Linek of the school of biology at the University of St Andrews, along with colleagues at the University of Glasgow, published a paper in the online journal eLife which discovered new information about the Rift Valley Fever virus which could assist in the search for a cure or a vaccine. The one...