Public affairs


Public Affairs can help facilitate meetings with and visits from members of all political parties, Scottish and UK governments, consulates, senior civil servants, non-governmental organisations, and business and industry leaders. 

Public Affairs also lead on important initiatives like Scotland’s Future Series and St Andrews involvement in The Scottish Council on Global Affairs, as well as initiatives like the University Bus Travel Discount scheme which reflect the University’s commitment to social responsibility and meeting net zero targets. 

If you intend to invite a high-profile visitor to the University please ensure that you have read the information and followed the guidelines set out on the External Relations: Polices, Procedures and Guidance section.  

If you have any queries, contact Lindsey Alexander, Senior Communications Manager (Public Affairs) – [email protected] or email [email protected] 

Scotland’s Future

Launched in January 2022, Scotland’s Future Series demonstrates St Andrews’ commitment to playing an active and apolitical role in shaping Scotland’s future by supporting staff and students to carry out research and outreach work relevant to this important topic.


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Reach us by calling +44 (0)1334 46 7320 or emailing [email protected].

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