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BLACK LIVES MATTER – St Andrews University says sorry

St Andrews Principal, Professor Sally Mapstone, today apologised for past failures to value and elevate BAME students and scholars.

12 June 2020Public interest stories

St Andrews applies to renew windfarm planning permission

The University has submitted an application to Fife Council for the renewal of planning permission for a windfarm at Kenly.

3 March 2020Public interest stories

Here for sport

A student at the University of St Andrews has launched a clothing range to help people gain access to sport.

3 March 2020Public interest stories

Schools Earth Science outreach project receives half a million pounds funding boost

A University project to inspire young Earth and environmental scientists across the country will continue, thanks to NEO Energy funding.

24 February 2020Public interest stories

Minister launches blue carbon citizen science project

Natural Environment Minister Mairi Gougeon joined primary school children for the launch of a blue carbon citizen science project.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

Reach for the stars

How black holes, galaxies and the universe were created are some of the questions inspiring young women to consider a career in STEM.

2 December 2019Public interest stories

St Andrews student’s call for solidarity with Chile goes global

Chilean research student calls on academics to sign a letter calling for solidarity with the Chilean people and the removal of troops.

28 October 2019Public interest stories

University medic helps in the fight against Ebola

Dr Derek Sloan travelled to Rwanda with the DfID to help WHO and others bolster Ebola preparedness activities.

13 August 2019Public interest stories

University hosts first adult learning day

The University has partnered with the OU to deliver a new MA Combined Studies degree which will be launched on Adult Learning Day.

18 July 2019Public interest stories

Rare organ performances

Two of the best-preserved examples of rare pipe organs in Scotland will be brought to life by talented international performers this month.

10 July 2019Public interest stories