Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters
Three St Andrews writers shortlisted for Scotland's biggest literary prize.
Professor Robert Crawford has won a major award for his biography of Robert Burns.
Scots poets gather for the prestigious British Academy Warton Lecture.
Families can enjoy learning about the worlds of ancient Rome and Greece this weekend at a day of activities, lectures and performances for all ages hosted by the University of St Andrews.
* Caption - Four of the poets involved - Professor Robert Crawford and John Burnside (back) and Kathleen Jamie and Don Paterson (front) *
An academic at the University of St Andrews has claimed that it was as a direct result of the influence of Robert Burns that Shakespeare became known as 'the bard'.
CAPTION: Martin Crawford, the final-year undergraduate, who organised the book.
Seven of Scotland's most distinguished living authors and poets will give readings to mark the launch of a new Scottish Writing Centre on Friday 24 November 2000.