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Author at book launch

Opening doors to opportunity

Eirinie Lapidaki (MA 2017) was the first in her family to go to university. Since graduating, she has gone on to publish her debut novel and become an award-winning writer.…

Taking the leap – choosing St Andrews

Isabella Scorzelli, a third-year undergraduate studying English and Modern History, shares the positive social, academic and career experiences that have stemmed from her decision to attend the University of St…

My internship: a collection of slivers

Rosie Cromwell – a third year undergraduate studying Philosophy and Social Anthropology – describes why she chose to apply to St Andrews, what it’s been like to study here pre-…

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…

First Saints Walk – a dream come true

We recently featured our Saints Walk initiative in St Andrews in the News where we invited alumni to let us know their favourite walks while they were studying here. Sakshi Gupta…

Hockey – a lifelong passion

Emily Dark is a third year undergraduate and University of St Andrews hockey player – and hockey scholar – who has been invited to train with the full Senior Great…

Why I give back…

It’s a source of great pride to us that our alumni give so generously to our scholarship programmes. With your support we can widen access, nurture talent and maximise potential…

Mum on the telephone

inklight is the Creative Writing Society of St Andrews. Here is a piece of slam poetry (poetry usually read aloud without props, costumes or music) written by final-year Physics student…

Thoughts of home – from home

Daisy Sewell is in her final year studying for an MA in French and Modern History. Here, she describes what it’s like to finish her final semester online at home…

Alumni and Student Careers

There has never been a better time to talk, communicate, connect and essentially come together …