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Holly Hetherington: Secrets of a Future CEO

Tess Westbrook sat down with third year student Holly Hetherington, recent recipient of the UK Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, to hear about her inspirations, motivations, and plans for the future.

Pack up your troubles with Local Student Storage

It’s been an excellent year for student entrepreneurs. Within The Saint alone, we have explored countless stories of successful student start-ups hitting the high streets and online markets, winning awards, and offering much-welcomed services for students and locals alike. Local Student Storage is one particularly notable student-led venture which hit the ground running in 2015, and have since gone from...

Wake up and smell the KeepCup

Amid the climate change strikes taking place and the headlines warning against the imminent threat of plastic, there is a university student staple that is a major contributing factor to the issue of waste production­: coffee. There is an unusually high proportion of institutions serving coffee in St Andrews in order to meet the admittedly humongous demand. On Market...

Overseas Series: Maya Moritz

When you go to Canada, you expect to watch hockey, eat beaver tails, and see Niagara Falls. Maybe you do that, or maybe you take part in a Star Wars lightsaber battle, join a car rave during Nuit Blanche, and watch French horror films in class. Along the way, you introduce two people you met at different events. Those...

The Misery Mentality

Deputy Features Editor Angus Neale contemplates humans' preoccupation and desire to wallow in self-misery, cautioning us to be more conscious of our privileges.

Women in Maths

How often have you heard the recurring stereotype that mathematics is for boys, and not for girls? That boys are faster at maths? That boys are good at maths and girls are good at reading? That studying maths is difficult for girls? Although nowadays such stereotypes may seem outdated, a study by the University of Washington found that these...

Victoria’s secret is out

Victoria’s Secret, a fashion brand that is known worldwide for its pretty lingerie and iconic pink and white striped pyjamas, recently came under scrutiny after unveiling their first ever plus-sized model: 25 year-old Barbara Palvin. At first glance, it is hard to understand why this could be construed as a negative decision, until you learn that Palvin is a...

Say ‘Yes!’ to safe, affordable and convenient travel

Yes!Cab, the latest innovation to be introduced to the St Andrews’ community, is an exciting new initiative, begun by two of the university’s very own students. Founded by Daniel Malikzade-Afshar and Murad Abdulla, Yes!Cab is a service that combines the concepts that have ensured the success of Uber with traditional taxi services and intends to provide “safe, convenient and...

Fuelled by fear: the True Crime trend

True crime provides the perfect procrastination. Having an unfinished essay due the next day is a seemingly small issue compared to accidentally marrying a criminal and your stalker, as seen in Netflix’s new hit, Dirty John. Perhaps this explains society’s latest fixation on true crime series — it distracts from an increasingly stressful world and renders our own problems...

Lovely Weather to Die In

Last week, whilst brazenly wandering the streets of London, I developed a shamefully amusing sunburn on my neck and face, the only two portions of my pasty skin that were exposed to the timorous rays. The weather is quickly beginning to brighten — spring being recently hailed in on 20 March by Stonehenge's eccentric pagan patrons — and warm...