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St Andrews: My Forever Home

When Daphne Biliouri-Grant (MLitt 2001) arrived at the University to do a Masters degree she fell in love with St Andrews.  Following a successful international career she has returned to make it her ‘forever home’ to…

With a Little Help From My Friends…

When Charlie Andrews (MSc 2020) came to St Andrews in 2018 to study Computing and IT he joined the Men’s 1st Football team during his first week. It was the support of this team that helped him to win the biggest fight…

From Saints Sport to a Career in Sport

Leah Allcock (MA 2019) loved sport at St Andrews so much that she has made it her career. Here she explains her journey from Saints Sport to working for British Para-Swimming and Rugby League World Cup

From There to Here: War, Peace, Pandemic

Romy Wyllie (née Rosemary Blair) (MA 1955) describes what it was like to live through World War II before coming to spend four of her happiest years at St Andrews, and how an unplanned fourth year produced an…

Saints Walks: The Scores

Our latest Saints Walks was submitted by Sierra Leder (International Relations, 2016), who requested a walk along The Scores, taking in views and landmarks such as the Arts Building, St James Church, West Sands,…

Summit Mont Blanc – Mission Accomplished!

Last year (2020) Alistair Galloway (BSc Biochemistry 2001) planned an expedition to climb and summit Mont Blanc – the highest mountain in Europe and the Alps – to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis UK, St Joseph’s…

Dr Katharine Whitehorn: Rector 1982–1985

Katharine Whitehorn – the University’s first female Rector – died on 8 January 2021 at the age of 92. Here her three Assessors share their memories of her kindness, wit and intelligence.