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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.

Vaquita porpoises escape extinction longer than expected

Vaquita porpoises escape extinction longer than expected

Critically endangered vaquita porpoises are escaping extinction longer than expected, leading to speculation they may have found ways to evade deadly fishing nets, according to a new study.

Poet brings new energy to research centre

Poet brings new energy to research centre

Award-winning poet and writer Rebecca Sharp will be taking up the position of Artist-in-Residence at the University of St Andrews' Centre for Energy Ethics (CEE).

Golf scholars to represent home nations

Golf scholars to represent home nations

Two golf performance scholars from the University of St Andrews have been selected to represent their home nations in the upcoming Home Internationals in Ireland.

Fairtrade University status

Fairtrade University status

St Andrews has achieved a Fairtrade University award in recognition of its commitment to sustainability.

New Director of Rugby

New Director of Rugby

David Morris has been appointed Director of Rugby at Saints Sport.

Fellows of the British Academy

Fellows of the British Academy

Two St Andrews academics have achieved the rare distinction of being elected Fellows of the British Academy.

Sam's taking pride

Sam's taking pride

Student entrepreneur, Sam Winton, attended London Pride with ten other finalists of this year's LGBT Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

Celebrating golfing greats

Celebrating golfing greats

St Andrews and its ancient university honoured legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus alongside some of the world's best-loved golfers.

Principal's promise

Principal's promise

A promise made to hold in-person graduation ceremonies for the Classes of 2020 and 2021 came to pass last month.

This one simple trick can improve your performance

This one simple trick can improve your performance

Music performance is enhanced when musicians concentrate on the sounds they make, not on the movements of their fingers, according to a study led by researchers at the University of St Andrews.

Don't abandon your budget - it works, says research

Don't abandon your budget - it works, says research

If at first your budget doesn't succeed, try, try again - that's the recommendation from a new paper by researchers at the University of St Andrews and the University of Texas A&M.

Chimps master VR for fruit

Chimps master VR for fruit

Chimpanzees can find their way through a computerised world to find virtual fruit, new research led by the University of St Andrews has found.

Class of 2021

Class of 2021

The sun shone on the Class of 2021 as the University entered its third week of graduation celebrations, this week marking the achievements of students who completed their degrees last summer.

King Kenny has a ball

King Kenny has a ball

Scottish football legend Sir Kenny Dalglish received an Honorary Degree today from the University of St Andrews (Tuesday 21 June 2022).

Class of 2020

Class of 2020

The first cohort of St Andrews students to have their graduation ceremonies put on hold due to Covid were finally able to celebrate with their friends and families in person today.