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The best societies to join in St Andrews?

One of the most important events of freshers week (apart from making friends and drinking alcohol, hopefully in that order) is the freshers fair...

The curious case of the St Andrews student

The idea of an ‘average’ St Andrews student is a strange concept. For a university with such a global intake (the prospectus seems to...

Why I’m a “Fascist”

I can almost hear the shrill, histrionic shrieks of rage emanating from the St Andrean summer diaspora, which is probably already collectively foaming at...

Exams in Humanities should be scrapped

Perhaps the start of the semester isn’t the best time to talk about its end, but here we go. Students studying humanities, from anthropology...

Ham-gate 2019: A delicious mistake or scrumptiously planned?

The views expressed in Viewpoint do not represent the views of The Saint but are individual opinions. Picture the scene: It is a cold, damp,...

A review of my first year at St Andrews

The offer holder day on the 18th of April 2018 was my eureka moment, you could say – the moment when I realised, for all Durham’s charm, St Andrews was just better in every way.

Response: Association President reaffirms stance on gown dispute

Paloma Paige, Students’ Association President, has responded to The Saint’s Issue 222 editorial which characterised her stance on the price of the official University gown as "insensitive".

Fife Councillor Brian Thomson defends new HMO motion

The recent decision taken by Fife Council’s North East Fife Area Committee to recommend the introduction of an HMO overprovision policy for St Andrews,...

The Great Wizard: Embrace the Useless!

I would normally consider myself to be an eminently practical person. I’m the type of friend that you can rely upon to have a...

What do you wear to a concentration camp?

The Israeli-Palestian conflict is as delicate as ever, but there’s more to the eye than just religion