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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 2024.

New report on climate curriculum launched

New report on climate curriculum launched

New report on climate curriculum hailed "essential reading for new ministers" by Dr James Rae from the University of St Andrews.

The great egg caper that could save the capercaillie

The great egg caper that could save the capercaillie

A trial project in the Cairngorms which involves the strategic placement of artificial nests filled with chicken's eggs has led to an increase of 83% in capercaillie nest survival.

AI supports breakthrough ALS research

AI supports breakthrough ALS research

New research from the University of St Andrews and the University of Copenhagen has harnessed the power of AI to generate new insight into the progression of ALS.

Robbie shares advice for other young carers

Robbie shares advice for other young carers

This year, our graduations have coincided with Carers' Week, and we spoke to Robbie Gunn, who graduated on Thursday with an MA in Modern History, about their experience balancing studies with caring responsibilities.

Pandemic, pregnancy and now a PhD for St Andrews' Amy

Pandemic, pregnancy and now a PhD for St Andrews' Amy

Executive officer to the Principal Amy McTurk-Starkie faced an extra challenge in her final year, giving birth to baby Ruairidh two days after she submitted the final copies of her thesis.

"Exceptional" student awarded Principal's Medal

"Exceptional" student awarded Principal's Medal

An outstanding student who was awarded a First-Class degree and the prestigious Principal's Medal, has praised lecturers including the late Professor John Burnside, who made their time at St Andrews a "pure joy"

Grey whales are shrinking

Grey whales are shrinking

Gray whales that spend their summers feeding in the shallow waters off the Pacific Northwest coast have undergone a significant decline in body length since around the year 2000, a new University of St Andrews study has

A-ha moment for Armando

A-ha moment for Armando

Award-winning writer and satirist Armando Iannucci spoke to new graduates about his impostor syndrome after receiving an Honorary Degree today.