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Dive in and protect the ocean

Dive in and protect the ocean

A chance to meet weird and wonderful sea creatures on an underwater journey is launching at the Wardlaw Museum this week.

Locust at the Laidlaw

Locust at the Laidlaw

An environmental murder mystery will mark the first opera to take place in the ground-breaking new music centre at St Andrews.

World-leading musician joins St Andrews

World-leading musician joins St Andrews

Internationally celebrated clarinettist Maximiliano (Maxi) Martín will become the first Honorary Professor of Woodwind at St Andrews.

Top of the class

Top of the class

St Andrews makes history by topping definitive UK university ranking ahead of Oxford and Cambridge.

Principal's welcome to the new semester

Principal's welcome to the new semester

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sally Mapstone FRSE, emailed all staff and students at the beginning of the Martinmas semester.

St Andrews best in the UK for teaching

St Andrews best in the UK for teaching

The University is ranked best in Scotland and maintains its place in the top three universities in the UK according to the Guardian Guide.

University develops wildflower meadows

University develops wildflower meadows

A collaborative project, led by the University, will manage hectares of land in and around St Andrews more sustainably.

Student vaccinations high

Student vaccinations high

Almost all University students arriving in town for the start of the new academic year have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Crucial climate change report

Crucial climate change report

A leading climate scientist at the University has described a major UN climate change report as crucial for the future of the planet.

WBH wins award

WBH wins award

A University of St Andrews building in Guardbridge has won an award in the Scottish Design Awards.

St Andrews music awards success

St Andrews music awards success

An innovative music collaboration project, led by the University of St Andrews, triumphs at the Scottish Awards for New Music 2021.

BAME Action Plan

BAME Action Plan

The University's BAME Students' Network has today (1 July 2021) published its first Action Plan Report.

Divers beat seals during deep dives

Divers beat seals during deep dives

Elite freedivers who dive unaided in open sea have brain oxygen levels even lower than seals during their deepest dives.

MBE for welfare activist at St Andrews

MBE for welfare activist at St Andrews

Dr Chris Lusk, Head of Special Projects at the University of St Andrews, has been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

WARP speed

WARP speed

Scientists from the University of St Andrews learn to measure the tiniest forces living cells exert at sheer WARP speed.

St Andrews Forest plants new energy future

St Andrews Forest plants new energy future

The University of St Andrews has launched the St Andrews Forest, a key part of its ambitious plans to become carbon net zero by 2035.

Earth's history sends climate warning

Earth's history sends climate warning

A new study of historical carbon dioxide levels stresses urgent action is needed to avoid prehistoric levels of climate change.

St Andrews entrepreneurs win big

St Andrews entrepreneurs win big

A University of St Andrews student and an academic have been named as winners in a prestigious Scottish entrepreneurial competition.

St Andrews alumni return to Fife

St Andrews alumni return to Fife

Twenty years since they met as students at St Andrews, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today returned to their alma mater.

Gold for gender equality at St Andrews

Gold for gender equality at St Andrews

The School of Biology has become the first department of biology in Scotland to be awarded the prestigious Gold Athena Swan Award.

Sing a song of long Covid

Sing a song of long Covid

The University has funded an innovative programme that teaches people to sing and breathe to help combat the effects of long Covid.

Life, death and weaponised viruses

Life, death and weaponised viruses

Professor Malcolm White has been awarded £1.5m by the ERC to study how the bacterial immune system responds to viruses.