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Music at St Andrews: the best of all worlds

Fiona Croal (MA 2019) discovered that St Andrews offers the best of both worlds to those who are passionate about music: she was able to graduate in Economics while still enjoying all the wonderful opportunities and modules that the Music Centre here has to offer. She describes how these experiences have shaped her future career.

13 July 2020Alumni stories

How to start a law career in the middle of a pandemic

Alanood Sinjab graduated from St Andrews in 2017 with an MA in International Relations and Philosophy. Following two years at Law School, she had just begun the first week proper of her training contract when the pandemic struck.   Alumni Relations Officer Edward Findlay asked her to describe how that felt, why she decided to…

29 June 2020Alumni stories

Preparing for a Pandemic like COVID-19

Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is Founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) – the winner of the St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2020. Dr Kalema-Zikusoka is using the prize money to extend CTPH’s ‘one health’ conservation model (which has almost doubled the number of mountain gorillas in Uganda) to the Eastern lowland gorillas…

15 June 2020Alumni stories

Changing trains

Dugald Bruce-Lockhart (MA 1990) recently had his debut novel The Lizard published and it is already receiving excellent reviews. He has agreed to host our first ever online Meet the Author event to talk about what inspired him to write it. 

20 May 2020Alumni stories

Thank you, Santander!

Santander Universities – long term philanthropic supporters of the University of St Andrews – have recognised the significant financial impact that the Covid-19 pandemic will have on St Andrews and the other 84 university partners within its UK network. To ensure that its funding is reaching areas of most serious need, Santander has diverted £100,000…

18 May 2020Alumni stories

Saints at Home – Amy Cummings

Amy Cummings graduated with an MA in Medieval History in 2016 and an MLitt in Museum and Gallery Studies in 2017 and is now living and working in Manchester. We asked her what it’s like living in lockdown and how she keeps in touch with alumni friends.

12 May 2020Alumni stories

Saints at Home – Caleb Fong; the day that everything changed

Caleb Fong – a third-year MMath Mathematics student and Junior Honours Class Rep – was looking forward to a holiday in Portugal during spring break with his girlfriend Ser. Then everything changed. He describes why they decided to stay in St Andrews and what life has been like here during lockdown.

7 May 2020Alumni stories

Saints at Home – Micaiah Lowe; it’s a blessing to serve other people…

Since studying at St Andrews, Micaiah Lowe (MA 2019) has gone on a journey of growing self-awareness from being ‘a young fresher who thought the world was mine for the taking’ to bringing the student-led movement StudentsAgainstCorona to the USA – a global group co-founded by his good friend and also a St Andrean, Frederik…

30 April 2020Alumni stories

Saints at Home – Adam Spencer

Adam Spencer (MA 2019) describes what it’s like to be in lockdown with his family in the midlands – and separated from his girlfriend who is still in her final year at St Andrews.

22 April 2020Alumni stories

HOMEsick: A St Andrews Coronavirus Short Film

“All people are talking about right now is what we’re living through.”

22 April 2020Alumni stories