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Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Physics students were amongst those reaching for the stars alongside a Fife astronomer who was recognised with an Honorary degree.

St Andrews top in new university rankings

St Andrews top in new university rankings

The University of St Andrews is Scotland's top university and one of the top four universities in the UK, according to a new league table published today (Wednesday 7 June).

Fife young stars set for grand bandstand weekend

Fife young stars set for grand bandstand weekend

Young musicians are taking over bandstands across Fife this weekend as part of an award-winning music outreach programme run by the University.

CSTPV launches Global History of Terrorism Archive

CSTPV launches Global History of Terrorism Archive

CSTPV has unveiled a new Global History of Terrorism Archive, an extensive record that brings together historic newspaper reports relating to terrorism, political violence and security threats around the world.

Long shadow of war

Long shadow of war

A haunting new art installation inspired by a Polish family's wartime odyssey across three continents will open on Thursday 25 May at the Wardlaw Museum.

Stay Young

Stay Young

The University welcomed Scotland's brightest young researchers and professionals for the 2023 RSE Young Academy Scotland (YAS) Spring Plenary meeting.

Graduation ceremonies June 2023

Graduation ceremonies June 2023

Leading figures from science, sport and journalism will join St Andrews' summer graduation celebrations.

PING Golf Kit Partner

PING Golf Kit Partner

The University has formed a new partnership with internationally renowned golf brand PING, who will be the official Golf Kit Partner of the University's Golf Programme, Saints Golf.

Reflections on exile

Reflections on exile

Artists from Afghanistan, Georgia, Palestine and Yemen will reflect on their experiences of exile and displacement in a new exhibition across St Andrews this June.

Plans for 700 new beds in town

Plans for 700 new beds in town

The University is to press ahead with plans to provide an extra 700 student beds in town to help take the pressure off the private rental market.

Ukrainian visit

Ukrainian visit

A team of academics paid a visit to Kyiv recently, meeting with key members of the Ukrainian government, academics, NGOs and the HALO Trust.

British Academy Awards

British Academy Awards

Three academics are among the recipients of almost £8m in British Academy research funding for SHAPE projects.

Phoenix from the ashes

Phoenix from the ashes

The Biomedical Sciences (BMS) facility was officially re-opened four years after a devastating fire ripped through the hi-tech laboratories.

May Dip 2023

May Dip 2023

Students gathered at the East Sands at dawn to take part in the traditional May Dip.

Response to The Times

Response to The Times

Copy of response to Mark Smith and The Times sent on Thursday 20 April 2023.

Music key to the spiritual?

Music key to the spiritual?

Ambitious scientific study seeks to demonstrate a direct link between music and spirituality.

Saints Golf retain BUCS title

Saints Golf retain BUCS title

The University Performance Golf Team has won the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Final for the second year in a row.

Teaching Excellence Awards 2023

Teaching Excellence Awards 2023

Top teachers at the University of St Andrews have been recognised by colleagues and students as part of the annual Teaching Excellence Awards.

'Lost' manuscript published

'Lost' manuscript published

A 'lost' novel has been published almost 70 years after it was written by Willa Muir, thanks to Special Collections.

RSE honours

RSE honours

The Deputy Head of the School of Chemistry has been honoured by The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

UCF Year 3 Round 2

UCF Year 3 Round 2

University of St Andrews Community Fund continues cost-of-living support for local groups.

St Andrews PRIDE

St Andrews PRIDE

The annual PRIDE returned on Saturday 1 April for the first time since before the Covid pandemic, bringing together students and staff and the local community to show support for LGBTQ+ people.

What a drag!

What a drag!

Students from the University of St Andrews posed on the West Sands dressed up for the annual Students' Association Dragwalk.

QS rankings boost for Arts and Humanities

QS rankings boost for Arts and Humanities

Arts and Humanities subjects at the University of St Andrews are amongst the strongest in the world for teaching and research, according to a new international ranking.

Renowned pianist to perform in St Andrews

Renowned pianist to perform in St Andrews

One of the most brilliant aJoanna MacGregor CBE will perform a solo recital at the Laidlaw Music Centre on Good Friday (7 April).

Four they are jolly good fellows

Four they are jolly good fellows

Four St Andrews professors were elected to join the Royal Society of Edinburgh's 2023 intake of Fellows this week (Wednesday 22 March).

Human impact on biodiversity

Human impact on biodiversity

St Andrews scientists discover that widespread species increase the number of sites they occupy, whereas more narrowly distributed species decline.

Presidency for Principal

Presidency for Principal

University of St Andrews Principal appointed next President of Universities UK (UUK).

Loyal Address to the King

Loyal Address to the King

A delegation from the University took part in a long-held tradition at Buckingham Palace last week (Thursday 9 March).