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Industrial action

Industrial action

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.

Wrecking my old school

Wrecking my old school

A former St Andrews secondary pupil has played a leading role in taking a wrecking ball to his old school.

Peatlands protect our planet

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.

Great ape gestures

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

Golf on prescription

A pioneering health initiative has been piloted in Fife with golf 'prescribed' for individuals to encourage a more active lifestyle.

New Business School

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.

Passion for Sparta

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.

East Neuk to international

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.

Saltire Scholar Sarah

Saltire Scholar Sarah

Graduate who became a leading light for those entering HE through the Further Education pathway has finally graduated in person.

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.