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Robbie shares advice for other young carers

Robbie shares advice for other young carers

This year, our graduations have coincided with Carers' Week, and we spoke to Robbie Gunn, who graduated on Thursday with an MA in Modern History, about their experience balancing studies with caring responsibilities.

Pandemic, pregnancy and now a PhD for St Andrews' Amy

Pandemic, pregnancy and now a PhD for St Andrews' Amy

Executive officer to the Principal Amy McTurk-Starkie faced an extra challenge in her final year, giving birth to baby Ruairidh two days after she submitted the final copies of her thesis.

"Exceptional" student awarded Principal's Medal

"Exceptional" student awarded Principal's Medal

An outstanding student who was awarded a First-Class degree and the prestigious Principal's Medal, has praised lecturers including the late Professor John Burnside, who made their time at St Andrews a "pure joy"

Grey whales are shrinking

Grey whales are shrinking

Gray whales that spend their summers feeding in the shallow waters off the Pacific Northwest coast have undergone a significant decline in body length since around the year 2000, a new University of St Andrews study has

A-ha moment for Armando

A-ha moment for Armando

Award-winning writer and satirist Armando Iannucci spoke to new graduates about his impostor syndrome after receiving an Honorary Degree today.

Nicole Entin receives Principal's Medal

Nicole Entin receives Principal's Medal

Nicole Entin, who graduated with a MA (Hons) in Art History and English was the recipient of a Principal's Medal, awarded by Professor Dame Sally Mapstone in a ceremony on Wednesday, June 13.

William navigates obstacles to academic success

William navigates obstacles to academic success

Completing a degree at the University of St Andrews is no mean feat, but William McMullan's journey has been exceptional. Like many others in his cohort, William's studies were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic...

Peter Piper graduates

Peter Piper graduates

St Andrews student Peter Meiklejohn is a familiar face at graduation ceremonies, having served in the role of Chancellor's Piper since 2023.

The sky's the limit

The sky's the limit

A pioneering project led by a University of St Andrews academic to help pupils explore the Universe using retired telescope equipment is celebrating the milestone of supporting 100 Scottish schools.

Art in the context of HIV

Art in the context of HIV

A new exhibition featuring art and literature by people affected by HIV and AIDS will appear across St Andrews this month, curated by a student from the University of St Andrews.

From First Chances to First-Class Honours for Kate

From First Chances to First-Class Honours for Kate

A Kirkcaldy school pupil who said she wouldn't have considered university had it not been for St Andrews' introducing her to the 'First Chances' widening access programme, celebrated graduating with a First Class degree

Scotland's Speaker Series launch

Scotland's Speaker Series launch

The SFS launch event saw Former First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speak of her "innate optimism" about the "power of politics to change lives".

New Wardlaw exhibition seeks answers from the great beyond

New Wardlaw exhibition seeks answers from the great beyond

A Dalek, a set of original sketches by science-fiction writer Iain M Banks, and a handwritten inscription by Galileo are among items on display in a new exhibition in St Andrews that is out of this world.