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The University of St. Andrews is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom […]

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The University of St. Andrews has been urged by a Professor to ditch ‘elitist’ red gowns, in a bid to appeal more to poorer applicants. This recommendation suggests an end to a tradition that dates back over 600 years. Professor Sir Peter Scott – an advisor to the Scottish Government – has suggested it is […]

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As the University of St. Andrews shuts down for the day due to the havoc the snow is causing, we take a look at some of the best images from the last few days. The St. Andrews area has been hit hard by the ‘Beast from the East’, with temperatures plummeting in recent days. Yesterday, […]

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Many Scottish Universities will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The University of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St. Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde are all among those to strike. Five of these seven will begin striking on February 22. The news of the strike has led to concern for […]

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A student at the University of St. Andrews has set up a petition to campaign for a branch of the iconic fast-food restaurant McDonald’s to open in the area. While there were some dissenting voices, the student has been able to secure 116 names at the time of writing. The petition arose following debate on […]

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One of the areas synonymous with St. Andrews is the iconic golf course – known simply as the ‘Old Course’. Tourists long to see it, golfers long to play it, and once every half-decae, the world’s best golf players like Tiger Woods come and visit. Therefore, we have become accustomed to the golf course being […]

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Students across Scotland are facing an on-campus accommodation shortage, Member of Scottish Parliament Mark Ruskell has suggested. Green Party representative Ruskell suggested the current state of on-campus accommodation in Scotland was a ‘clear problem’. This has been documented in the past, with Stirling University witnessing 180 first year students not having accommodation. Ruskell has called […]

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Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that students from the University of St. Andrews spent heavily on library fines for the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a total of £48,217.90 on library fines. This figure is above average for library fines in institutions across the United Kingdom. To put this figure into perspective, this equates […]

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UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution […]

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