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University names new Principal

The University of St Andrews has appointed Dr Brian Lang, formerly Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman of the British Library, to the post of Principal and Vice-Chancellor from January 1st 2001.

Head janitor to graduate

One of the most familiar faces at the University of St Andrews, who has assisted with graduations for nearly 15 years, will bask in his own glory this week when he attends his very own graduation ceremony.

Poetry Magazine

The latest edition of a magazine combining the talents of well-known poets and writers from the University of St Andrews has gone on sale. Produced by the School of English, The Red Wheelbarrow gives new writers the chance to have their work read alongside recognised names ensuring a vibrant mix of styles with a consistently high standard of writing.

Insight into banking bygones

University of St Andrews graduates who have succeeded in the world of banking will be among those gathering for a lecture on the links between Scottish banks and industry during the wars later this week.