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All set for winter graduation

All set for winter graduation

A famous author, a Scots percussionist, a theatre director, and a highly regarded greenkeeper will be honoured at winter graduation.

Are we alone in the Universe?

Are we alone in the Universe?

Researchers from St Andrews, Germany and the USA join forces in a European Research Council funded project searching for life-friendly exoplanets..

The eyes have it

The eyes have it

"You are what you wear" is actually true, according to new research led by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Update on conflict in Gaza and Israel

Update on conflict in Gaza and Israel

University of St Andrews Principal, Professor Dame Sally Mapstone FRSE, and President of the Students' Association Barry Will, issued a joint message on the conflict in Gaza and Israel.

New molecule detects viruses

New molecule detects viruses

A PhD researcher studying microbes in the human gut has discovered a new molecule that acts as a 'distress signal' when viruses are detected.

No place like foam

No place like foam

Students gather to take part in the traditional Raisin Monday foam fight.

Finding a balance in antibiotic medicine

Finding a balance in antibiotic medicine

A study led by scientists at University of St Andrews finds that antibiotics used to treat tuberculosis kill other potentially useful bacteria.

New photos of abandoned island on display

New photos of abandoned island on display

A new series of images by 2021's World Photographer of the Year will allow visitors to the University's Wardlaw Museum to explore a long-abandoned Scottish wilderness.

Dyslexia linked to mixed-handedness

Dyslexia linked to mixed-handedness

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have collaborated with a multinational team of researchers from Greece, the Netherlands, Germany, and the UK to explore the intriguing connection between hand preference and

Top spot again for St Andrews

Top spot again for St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is again the leading university in the UK, according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Have you had jamais vu?

Have you had jamais vu?

A study into the phenomenon of looking at a familiar word until it seems strange has won a scientific research award.

World-leading research boost

World-leading research boost

Two new global research centres (GRCs) at St Andrews will harness the power of interdisciplinary research excellence.

St Andrews keeps top spot

St Andrews keeps top spot

St Andrews is the top university in the UK, according to The Guardian University Guide 2024 published today (Saturday 9 September).

Housing milestone marked

Housing milestone marked

The University and Kingdom Initiatives have marked the handover of 22 new affordable homes in the town as part of 'university village'.

Walking on sunshine

Walking on sunshine

Hundreds of students at the University of St Andrews took part in the traditional Pier Walk along the harbour walls of St Andrews before the start of the new academic year.

University hosts major scientific expedition

University hosts major scientific expedition

A major scientific expedition to understand biodiversity and ecosystems along Europe's coastlines comes to the University of St Andrews this week.

St Andrews students most positive in UK

St Andrews students most positive in UK

Students at the University of St Andrews are more positive about their education than students at any other mainstream university in the UK, according to the results of the National Student Survey 2023.

Grant for imaging project

Grant for imaging project

A new project at the University of St Andrews has been selected for a prestigious European Research Council Proof of Concept grant.

Rare manuscript unveiled

Rare manuscript unveiled

A never-before seen 17th century manuscript by Scottish-based artisan Esther Inglis was unveiled at the University.

The code breakers

The code breakers

Cutting-edge machine-learning tools could provide transformative insights into the hidden lives of animals.

Art showcases Ukrainian unity

Art showcases Ukrainian unity

A St Andrews student is staging a series of fundraising art exhibitions showcasing the resilience and determination of the Ukrainian people and their culture since Russia's full-scale invasion last year.

New deep light imaging could improve disease diagnosis

New deep light imaging could improve disease diagnosis

An international team of researchers have made a technology breakthrough for one of the most important forms of light imaging, which could improve the early diagnosis of diseases.

St Andrews in world's top 100

St Andrews in world's top 100

The University of St Andrews is one of the world's top 100 universities, according to the QS World University Rankings 2024.

There's more to life... sciences

There's more to life... sciences

Pupils from across Fife visited the University of St Andrews last week (Thursday 8 June) for a hands-on life sciences discovery day like no other.

Double degree success

Double degree success

It was a day of double delight in St Andrews as several sets of twins celebrated being awarded their degrees today (Wednesday 14 June).