St Andrews University

University Challenge Fans Heartbroken As Show Loses Its Cheeriest Contestant

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

As a rule, avid University Challenge fans tend to love all of the contestants. But some of them completely steal our hearts. James Green from St Andr...

Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration

Immy Guest | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Immy Guest

Collaboration is one of the biggest 'buzz-words' for our generation. Nothing currently seems to happen in isolation; rather, events/concepts/projects are borne out of ideas from two heads rather than one.

The St Andrews Africa Summit Sees Africa Arrive to St Andrews

Yousra Elbagir | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Yousra Elbagir

All in all, SASUUM initiated the eye-opening dialogue that will usher in a new dawn of engagement with African affairs.

St Andrews University Apologises After Accidentally Telling Students They'd Got In

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

St Andrews University has had to apologise to hundreds of hopeful students after a "brutal" error meant the teenagers were wrongly informed they'd won...

Welcome A New Era Of Student Life: Tee-total Halls

The Huffington Post UK | Nick Winchester | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students at St Andrews University will be able to apply to live in tee-total accommodation from next year, as the institution aims to cater for those ...

St Andrews Students Fined Over 'F*** The Poor' Signs

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Two students from St Andrews University have been fined after they stood in the middle of a busy high street holding up signs reading "f*** the poor"....

Award-Winning PhD Student Confesses To Sex Attacks At St Andrews University

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Samuelson | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A PhD student at St Andrews University has been placed on the sex offenders register after admitting to carrying out sex attacks on two students. P...

St Andrews Students Frolic In Foam At Annual Raisin Monday

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

As they frolic in the foam, the thought of insurmountable mountains of debt and a bleak employment landscape couldn't be further from their minds. ...

Half Naked German Princess Arrested Over 'Killing Muslims' Abuse At Posh Uni Party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A German princess was arrested after stripping off her clothes and racially abusing a first aider at a posh university party - and was even put in leg...

Review: DONT WALK 2014

India Doyle | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
India Doyle

March 1st marked the 2014 edition of the annual DONT WALK fashion show. Now in its 13th year, the show originated as a response to the September 11th attacks but has grown to embody a spirit of young, intelligent and creative responses to society and its issues more generally.

LOOK: Why Did A Horde Of Students Have A Foam Party In NOVEMBER?!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students at St Andrews University took part in a foam fight in St. Salvator's Quad over the weekend as part of the Raisin Day celebrations. But wha...

Clinton Delivers Staunch Defence Of Human Rights

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Hilary Clinton has delivered a staunch defence of human rights while acknowledging the "deep cultural and political differences" that blight the new c...


Melkon Charchoglyan | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK
Melkon Charchoglyan

TEDxUniversityofStAndrews was most certainly an experience like no other. In the space of just five hours we reflected, laughed, felt pangs of sadness and ultimately left within a positive out-look.

The Graduation Pledge

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jon Jachimowicz

I know that one person cannot change the world. But if other graduating students follow my lead and pledge their graduation presents to charity, we can truly make a difference. If we look deep inside our hearts, I'm sure most of us will realize we do not necessarily need the tokens of appreciation brought by our families.

£9k 'Is Very Little' To Pay For A Degree

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The principal of St Andrews university in Scotland has been condemned for being "out of touch" after claiming the £9,000 some students pay for a degr...

St Andrews Students Shamed Into Apologising Over 'Champagning' Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students at St Andrews' University have been shamed into apologising for dousing themselves in what appears to be champagne in order to flaunt their w...

Champagning: Don't Tar Us All With the Same Brush

Melissa Steel | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Melissa Steel

I would like to take this opportunity to give you an insight into what it is really like to live in St Andrews, from one non-champagne-chucking pleb to another.

Scottish Students' Improved Exam Results Marred By Yet Another University Blunder

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A record number of Scottish students have passed their exams, but the good news has been marred by university blunders and a desperate scramble for cl...

Named And Shamed: Which University Has Biggest Wealthy-Poor Ratio?

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

St Andrews University has been named and shamed in a damning report by the NUS as the university in Scotland with the largest ratio of wealthy to poor...

Effigy Of President Obama Burned By Conservative Association At Scottish University

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A Conservative student association at St Andrews University has sparked controversy by burning an effigy of President Barack Obama. The bonfire is...

Scottish Minister 'Sure' Most Universities Won't Charge Top Fees

PA | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Education Secretary Mike Russell is "pretty sure" less than half of Scotland's universities will opt to charge the maximum fee of...

St Andrews Joins Edinburgh With £36,000 Tuition Fees

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

St Andrews University has matched the University of Edinburgh by announcing a degree will cost students £36,000. Despite the outrage over Edinbur...

Student Found Guilty Of Racism For Insulting Israeli Flag

Posted 24.10.2011 | UK

A Scottish student has been found guilty of a racist breach of the peace after he "insulted" an Israeli flag and called a Jewish student a terrorist, ...