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The Admissions team is responsible for coordinating all undergraduate and postgraduate (taught and research) recruitment activity, including study abroad and international applications to the University.

Scottish/RUK/EU admissions

Our UK/EU admissions team regularly visits schools and Higher Education Fairs in the UK and in Europe.

International admissions

There is an International admissions team, which attends many international academic fayres, visits schools and colleges throughout the world and liaises with overseas students who come to visit St Andrews to study either as graduating or visiting students.


The Access team promotes the University in Scottish schools and colleges as well as ensuring that educational opportunities are available to all groups in society irrespective of their personal circumstances.

Collaborations & Study Abroad

The Collaborations & Study Abroad team manages the University's exchange agreements and Erasmus Charter; provides central administration and development of services related to outgoing student and staff mobility; markets study abroad to overseas students, agents and partner institutions; and selects and admits non-graduating students.

Postgraduate admissions

The Postgraduate Recruitment team attend UK and international events and exhibitions, and advise on all aspects of the decision-making and application process for prospective postgraduate students.

Admissions staff

View Admissions staff contact details.

Contact details

Admissions unit


St Katharine's West
16 The Scores
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9AX
T: +44 (0)1334 462150
F: +44 (0)1334 463330

Undergraduate enquiries

UK/EU pre application 
E: UK/EU Recruitment

UK/EU post application
E: UK/EU Admissions

International pre application 
E: International Recruitment

International post application
E: International Admissions

E: UK/EU Scholarships

Access enquiries
E: Access

Exchanges & Study Abroad
E: Studyabroad

Postgraduate enquiries

Pre application
E: PG Recruitment

Post application
E: PG Admissions - Taught
E: PG Admissions - Research

E: PG Scholarships

E: UG Visits
E: PG Visits

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