Renowned pianist to perform in St Andrews
One of the most brilliant aJoanna MacGregor CBE will perform a solo recital at the Laidlaw Music Centre on Good Friday (7 April).
Four they are jolly good fellows
Four St Andrews professors were elected to join the Royal Society of Edinburgh's 2023 intake of Fellows this week (Wednesday 22 March).
St Andrews School of Medicine receives Athena Swan Silver Award
The Athena Swan Silver Award recognises the Medical School's continuing commitment to gender equality and marks a significant milestone in its ongoing efforts to foster an inclusive School environment.
St Andrews lecturer awarded prestigious Fellowship in Marine Conservation
Dr Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood, Lecturer in Sustainable Development, is one of only seven conservation researchers to be named a 2023 recipient of the Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation.
Ethical taxation key to global sustainable development
Multinationals that pay their share of in-country taxes contribute positively to tackling global poverty and international human rights.
Human impact on biodiversity
St Andrews scientists discover that widespread species increase the number of sites they occupy, whereas more narrowly distributed species decline.
Presidency for Principal
University of St Andrews Principal appointed next President of Universities UK (UUK).
New rugby partnership to support grassroots sport
Saints Sport have developed a new partnership with global technology company Emtelle, who have become the official partner of Saints Rugby.
Loyal Address to the King
A delegation from the University took part in a long-held tradition at Buckingham Palace last week (Thursday 9 March).
Environment Prize 2023
University marks 25 years of supporting sustainable global projects with annual contest.
Making Net Zero Scotland a reality
The Centre for Energy Ethics has been awarded a £600,000 grant by the Scottish Funding Council to lead a new research collaboration on energy and sustainability.
Golf for health
A pioneering health initiative has been piloted in Fife with golf being 'prescribed' for individuals to encourage a more active lifestyle.
Academy of Social Sciences Fellowships for St Andrews pair
Two senior staff members from the University of St Andrews have been appointed Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Event offers public chance to try their hand at art conservation
Members of the public are being offered a rare chance to try their hand at art conservation at a new event coordinated by an art historian at the University of St Andrews.
New Tuberculosis treatment could save millions of lives
New Tuberculosis (TB) drug that will shorten the treatment of the disease by up to two months, potentially saving millions of lives.
Ukraine - Music in Wartime
World-renowned Principal Conductor of the Odesa Philharmonic Orchestra, Hobart Earle, brings his tales of music in wartime Ukraine to St Andrews next week (Wednesday 22 February).
St Andrews golf scholars triumph in the sun
University of St Andrews golf scholars enjoyed a break from Fife's winter winds recently when they played at Troia Golf Club in Portugal as part of the R&A Student Tour Series.
RSE grants for four St Andrews research projects
Four research projects from the University of St Andrews have been selected for awards by the RSE Research Awards Programme.
Astronomers directly measure the mass of a single isolated star other than the Sun for the first time
An international team, involving an astronomer from the University of St Andrews, has measured the mass of a white dwarf star.
In an email to all sudents and staff today (Monday 30 January 2023), the Proctor provided details on the upcoming UCU strike action at the University.
Peatlands protect our planet
A new exhibition opening at the University's Wardlaw Museum explores the importance of peatlands in Scotland and across the world.
Wrecking my old school
A former St Andrews secondary pupil has played a leading role in taking a wrecking ball to his old school.
Great ape gestures
Humans retain an understanding of gestures made by other great apes, according to a new study by St Andrews researchers.
Golf on prescription
A pioneering health initiative has been piloted in Fife with golf 'prescribed' for individuals to encourage a more active lifestyle.
'Take me to your lawyer' - Durham Law School joins SETI Post-Detection Hub
Durham Law School is joining the SETI Post-Detection Hub at the University of St Andrews as a host institution.
Princess Anne presents honours to St Andrews staff
Four members of staff from the University of St Andrews received their honours from the Princess Royal in Edinburgh today.
Two academics named in Young Academy inaugural cohort
Young Academy, a network of early career researchers and professionals established to help tackle local and global issues and promote meaningful change.
St Andrews scientists turn up the heat on physics phenomenon
A structure that can control the location and energy of quantum particles which could has been made at room temperature by researchers at St Andrews.
Researchers discover chimpanzee communities have local gestural dialects
St Andrews researchers find chimpanzees use leaf gestures in different dialects to communicate with their group
World-leading academics from the University of St Andrews have been awarded Leverhulme research funding
Prestigious research grants worth almost £2 million awarded to five world-leading university scientists
Prešeren the dolphin could hold long-distance swimming record
A team of researchers, including experts from the University of St Andrews, have documented the longest recorded movement in an inshore bottlenose dolphin - an incredible journey of 2,053km.
Stranded dolphins' brains show common signs of Alzheimer's
A chance conversation in a bar has led to new pan-Scotland research and the most extensive study of dementia in dolphins.
Award-winning architects appointed to design St Andrews' New College
Architects WilkinsonEyre will produce designs for the University's flagship New College project on the site of the distinctive Madras College in the historic centre of St Andrews.
St Andrews community invited to walk path of light on longest night
For the third year in a row, the University of St Andrews is offering a free, family-friendly outdoor festive event on the Winter Solstice.
New Business School
The University has announced plans to create a world-leading Business School by bringing together its Schools of Economics & Finance and Management under one new structure.
University's unique bus subsidy saves students and staff £17,000 in first fortnight
Almost 500 people have benefited from a bus travel subsidy offered by the the University and Stagecoach to support students and staff through the cost-of-living crisis.
New alumni network celebrates ethnic and cultural diversity
The University of St Andrews has launched a pioneering alumni network to celebrate the ethnic and cultural diversity of its alumni around the world.
St Andrews students' unique chance to meet Scottish Parliament committee
Politicians from one of Holyrood's most influential committees looked to widen engagement with communities across the country when they visited St Andrews this week.
Saltire Scholar Sarah
Graduate who became a leading light for those entering HE through the Further Education pathway has finally graduated in person.
East Neuk to international
A Waid Academy pupil who was finally able to graduate in person this week said studying in St Andrews has been an international experience.
Passion for Sparta
A mature student who graduated with a PhD in Archaeology said the support of School of Classics staff and a funded studentship allowed her to re-write her future.
Double doctoral success for divine couple
A divine duo who marked double doctoral success this week (Wednesday 30 November) have more than one reason to celebrate.
St Andrew's Day graduations for super Saints
It doesn't get much more special than celebrating your graduation from the University of St Andrews on St Andrew's Day.
Duncan celebrates finding the right path to academic success at St Andrews
A former Harris Academy pupil who took an alternative path to academic success celebrated being awarded two degrees this week.
One of the last of St Andrews 'lost medics' awarded degree after 53 years
One of the last of St Andrews' 'lost medics' has marked her 75th birthday by finally graduating with the medical degree she began at the University 53 years ago.
Winter graduation celebrations in St Andrews
The first of four graduation ceremonies to mark the academic achievements of more than a thousand Class of 2022 students from across the world began today.
Rare Académie honour for Dr Tim Greenwood
Dr Tim Greenwood, Reader in the School of History, has been elected as a 'correspondant étranger' of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.
All in the family
Researchers have shown that wild chimpanzees tend to look like their family members and some relationships are easier to detect.
University to install new all-weather community-use running trail
The University intends to fund and install an all-weather, floodlit running trail at University Park for use by students, staff, and the North East Fife community.
A project that promotes ocean restoration and protects blue carbon sinks in Costa Rica won the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2022.