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    Learning in the time of Covid

    Learning in the time of Covid

    Following a switch to virtual teaching in Spring 2020, a small cohort of students finally returned to in-person teaching a few months later, with the remainder completing their studies wherever they were in the world.

    Beginning to see the light

    Beginning to see the light

    For the third time in the University's history, 1,900 graduating students will be conferred their degrees online. With restrictions starting to lift, our graduating students shared moments of their Covid-19 experience.

    Royal Reunion

    Royal Reunion

    As a special marker of their ten-year anniversary, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge returned to the place where it all started 20 years ago when they were undergraduates of the University of St Andrews.

    St Andrews Can Do: Meaning

    St Andrews Can Do: Meaning

    From delivering essential supplies and cleaning up around town to students walking dogs for those unable to leave the house, hundreds of selfless acts combined to reflect the true spirit of the St Andrews' community.

    St Andrews Can Do: Connection

    St Andrews Can Do: Connection

    "The offering of events and activities throughout the year has really helped people to feel part of St Andrews and helped to counteract some of the isolation, stress and upset caused by the current restrictions."

    St Andrews Can Do: Getting outside

    St Andrews Can Do: Getting outside

    We can still gather together and still do some of the things that make life feel more normal. We just have to do it in a safe way. We're also really lucky that in St Andrews we have so many amazing outdoor spaces.

    St Andrews Can Do

    St Andrews Can Do

    In a time when most of us were being told what we couldn't do, the University of St Andrews took the bold step of taking on a new 'Can Do' mantra during the Covid-19 outbreak.

    Reflections of a Saint

    Reflections of a Saint

    A selection of Class of 2020 Winter Graduates share their thoughts on graduation in the time of Covid and, perhaps most importantly, the value of a hug.

    Doorstep Saints

    Doorstep Saints

    Summer in St Andrews is usually the time when graduating students and their families converge en masse to celebrate, graduate and reflect one last time on life in 'the bubble'.

    The 600th Anniversary Campaign

    The 600th Anniversary Campaign

    A celebration of how the University of St Andrews reached its £100 million fundraising target and what this has achieved.