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Double doctoral success for divine couple

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.

Winter graduation celebrations in St Andrews

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

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

All in the family

Researchers have shown that wild chimpanzees tend to look like their family members and some relationships are easier to detect.

Environment Prize

Environment Prize

A project that promotes ocean restoration and protects blue carbon sinks in Costa Rica won the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2022.

Industrial action update

Industrial action update

In an email to all staff and students today (Monday 21 November), the Proctor outlined upcoming UCU strike action at the University.

Environment Prize 2022

Environment Prize 2022

Three global finalists have been selected for the prestigious St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2022.

Cost of Living Update

Cost of Living Update

Email to all staff and students from the Principal, Students' Association President, and Students' Association Director of Wellbeing and Equality on the cost of living support available.

Do you speak extra-terrestrial?

Do you speak extra-terrestrial?

A new international research hub will coordinate global expertise to prepare humanity for when we discover we are not alone in the cosmos.

Artists to receive honoraries

Artists to receive honoraries

A refugee rights activist, an award-winning singer-songwriter, a world-famous author, and a Scottish concert violinist will be honoured.

Megan joins golf squad

Megan joins golf squad

Student Megan Ashley has been selected for a national golf squad that helps players reach their full potential and win tournaments.

Heirs to the foam

Heirs to the foam

More than a thousand students gathered to take part in the annual Raisin Monday foam fight.

Women. Life. Freedom.

Women. Life. Freedom.

St Andrews will hold a rally and vigil to show our support for women, students, and protesters facing violence and oppression in Iran.

Visit by Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko

Visit by Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko

The University is to give students, staff and the wider community a unique insight into the war in Ukraine when it welcomes one of the country's leading MPs, Lesia Vasylenko.

Entrepreneurship Centre

Entrepreneurship Centre

New centre will provide start-up and spin-out opportunities, practical entrepreneurial training courses, and a full calendar of events.

Scottish Hydrogen Train

Scottish Hydrogen Train

An innovative hydrogen train project is on track to help the Scottish Government meet its ambitious Net Zero carbon targets.

St Andrews top in new UK ranking

St Andrews top in new UK ranking

St Andrews is the top university in the UK, moving ahead of Oxford and Cambridge, in the Guardian University Guide 2023.

Ryan will row for GB

Ryan will row for GB

Fourth year ScotGEM student Ryan Glymond has been selected to represent GB at the World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals 2022.

Scottish University of the Year

Scottish University of the Year

St Andrews is top in Scotland, 2nd in the UK and Scottish University of the Year in The Times Good University Guide 2023.

Message to students

Message to students

Email sent to all students from the Sabbatical officers following the announcement of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

The death of Her Majesty The Queen

The death of Her Majesty The Queen

Email from the Principal to all staff and students following the announcement of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

Chimpanzee 'social media'

Chimpanzee 'social media'

Scientists have shown that chimpanzees in Uganda's Budongo Forest have their own signature style when drumming on trees.

Pier Walk

Pier Walk

Hundreds of St Andrews students took part in the traditional Pier Walk along the harbour walls of St Andrews.

UCF helps RNLI

UCF helps RNLI

A Fife-wide appeal to raise £100,000 for a new lifeboat station in Anstruther has received backing from the University of St Andrews Community Fund.

University Community Fund

University Community Fund

A North East Fife charity that changes the lives of disabled people has been supported by the University Community Fund.

New exhibition tackles legacies of empire

New exhibition tackles legacies of empire

A new exhibition exploring the legacies of the British empire has opened at the University of St Andrews' Wardlaw Museum.

New research could help protect our vulnerable shelf seas

New research could help protect our vulnerable shelf seas

Researchers from the University of St Andrews have collaborated with Scottish Government scientists to develop a new predictive approach that will help assess the vulnerability the UK's seabed carbon stores.

HIR coastal regatta

HIR coastal regatta

The inaugural Home International Rowing (HIR) Beach Sprints will be hosted in St Andrews on Saturday 20 August at the East Sands.

Dark matter halos

Dark matter halos

A new study challenges a previously accepted view of the universe by showing that the Fornax Cluster is free of dark matter halos.

Accommodation update 4 August

Accommodation update 4 August

Email to students who were unsuccessful in gaining a place in University Halls this year, or who have contacted us about a shortage of accommodation in St Andrews.

Origin of volatile elements

Origin of volatile elements

A study into the zinc isotope composition of meteorites suggests that material from the outer solar system was an important source of volatile elements during the formation of the Earth.