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Soaking for St Andrews!

The Fellowship of St Andrews – a group of undergraduate and postgraduate students united by their love for St Andrews – is challenging students, parents, friends and alumni to take up the Soaking for St Andrews challenge throughout May to support the University Community Fund (UCF) and keep the spirit of May Dip (and post…

19 May 2020Fundraising

Summit Mont Blanc 2020

Next summer in 2020 Alistair Galloway (BSc Biochemistry 2001) is planning an expedition to climb and summit Mont Blanc – the highest mountain in Europe and the Alps at 4,810m (15,781 ft) – to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis, young and gender diverse climbers, explorers and adventurers and a University of St Andrews Scholarship Fund, amongst…

25 November 2019Alumni stories Fundraising

Where Kate met Kevin

Kate Howatson (MA 1982) arrived here as an undergraduate in 1978 and, in the best St Andrews tradition, she met her future husband Kevin (MBChB 1980) during the first semester.  Kevin died of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in 2015, and Kate and her daughter Olivia decided to walk the North Coast 500 this summer (2019)…

24 October 2019Alumni stories Fundraising

Sharing memories; shaping futures

Every year, a number of students take up a role with the Development Office to call alumni, parents and supporters of the University as part of our Telephone Campaign. Here, Izzy Turnbull (MA 2017) blogs about her experience on the campaign and why she has come back to supervise the Autumn 2018 campaign.

21 October 2018Fundraising

Two Boys on a Bike for Sight

Two students at the University of St Andrews, Merlin Heatherington and Alex McMaster are soon to embark on a unique challenge: cycling from Cairo to Cape Town on a tandem bike, distributing life-saving medical devices along the way. They are looking to alumni to support their journey by providing places to where they can ship maintenance packages, a friendly face…

8 August 2018Fundraising