St Leonard's Postgraduate College

St Leonard’s College is at the heart of the postgraduate community of St Andrews. All postgraduate students of the University of St Andrews are automatically members of the College, can take part in all its activities and use its facilities in Old Burgh School.

St Leonard’s College aims to:

  •  promote the interest of postgraduates across the University and champion the development of postgraduate education and research
  • foster a vibrant and intellectually stimulating postgraduate community and provide opportunities for postgraduates to come together and make new connections
  • work with partners across the University to support the effectiveness and coherency of services and support for postgraduates
  • optimise the St Leonard’s Postgraduate College building (Old Burgh School) as a hub for PG students and PG-focused activities
  • support postgraduates students through scholarships and other related funding
  • foster interdisciplinary postgraduate education and scholarship through the Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies

St Leonard’s College was originally founded in 1512 as a college for the education of novices of the Augustinian Order. It was reconstituted in 1974 as a home for the University’s postgraduate community. The head of St Leonard’s Postgraduate College retains the historic title of Provost.

St Leonard’s Postgraduate College organises regular events for all postgraduates to come together, socially and intellectually, and make new connections.
St Leonard’s College is based in Old Burgh School, which is open to all postgraduate students at St Andrews.

You can find out more about St Leonard's Postgraduate College, including the history of the College, upcoming events, and a range of resources on the St Leonard's Postgraduate College website. St Leonard's Postgraduate College can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

General enquiries

St Leonard's College
The Old Burgh School
Abbey Walk
St Andrews
KY16 9LB