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September 2020 undergraduate entry

We are currently working closely with UCAS, following the announcements on the 11 and 12 August by the Scottish Government, the Department for Education in England, the Minister for Higher Education in Northern Ireland and the Welsh Minister for Education relating to SQA and A-level 2020 results. Applicants involved from Scotland were contacted by UCAS on 11 August. Applicants should follow the advice from UCAS for results in ScotlandEngland and Wales and Northern Ireland.

All students will receive more information from UCAS in the week beginning 17 August.

There will be no spaces at St Andrews through UCAS Clearing or Adjustment for 2020 entry.

Applications for 2021 entry will open in September.

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Graduating students were ‘door-stepped’ by official photographers this week as part of their virtual degree celebrations.

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The virtual conferral ceremonies also included a pass the cap global celebration of the Class of 2020.

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Honorary graduand and alumna of the University, Dr Fiona Hill, recorded a special message for the virtual conferrals.

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