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This is not a war story

Noa Bricklin (MA 2016) describes how studying Art History and Social Anthropology at St Andrews gave her the skills to be a critically acclaimed production designer.

Becoming a Writer

Isabel Lachenauer (MA 2013) describes how studying at St Andrews gave her the skills, life experiences and ‘story doctor’ she needed to write a book that was recently sold in a major deal at a five-house auction.   

St Andrews and Courage

It is one hundred years this May since J M Barrie delivered ‘Courage’ at his installation as Rector. Steven Thompson (PhD 1976) looks back 50 years to describe the impact that this address had on him while he was…

St Andrews: Living the Dream

Farkhodjon Israilov (MSc 2010) describes how studying at St Andrews was one of the best life choices he has ever made, and how it ultimately led to a successful career in banking and reaching the finals of the British…

A love letter to St Andrews…

Here, in a love letter to St Andrews, Megan Ravenhall (MA 2018, MLitt 2020) explains how her walks around the town and its beaches inspired the prose submission for her MLitt in Creative Writing and, ultimately, led to…

The Entrepreneurial Spirit of St Andrews

Alexandra Williamson (MA 2019) describes how St Andrews gave her the support and opportunities to ‘look through a different lens’ and bring a business idea to life – and how that idea reached the semi-finals of the…