Social Anthropology at St Andrews is internationally renowned for its innovative teaching and cutting-edge research. Set in the beautiful setting of Scotland’s first university, we are famed for our outstanding results and friendly atmosphere. In the National Student Survey of Teaching 2017 we received 98% overall satisfaction and the Times Guide of Higher Education 2017 ranked us 4th in the UK for anthropology.
Department of Social Anthropology
University of St Andrews
71 North Street
Fife KY16 9AL
Phone : +44 (0)1334 462977
General and Sub-Honours Undergraduate Enquiries:
Mrs Mhairi Aitkenhead
General, Honours Undergraduate and Postgraduate Enquiries: Mrs Lisa Neilson
This workshop will bring together fifteen presenters over a day and a half to discuss themes around discipline, self-governance and schooling in the anthropology of education.Parliament Hall & The Byre Theatre, St AndrewsSeptember 21 - September 22
Hélène Neveu, UCLSocial Anthropology Seminar RoomSeptember 29 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Karen Lane, University of St AndrewsSocial Anthropology Seminar RoomOctober 6 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Melissa Demian, University of St AndrewsSocial Anthropology Seminar RoomOctober 13 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Andrew Brandel, John Hopkins UniversitySocial Anthropology Seminar RoomOctober 20 @ 11:00 - 13:00
We are proud to announce that according to the Complete University Guide 2018, the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews now ranks number one in the UK for student satisfaction and fourth in its overall score.
Some of our students were busy earlier this year recording the typical, and not so typical, activities that Social Anthropology students at St Andrews get up to.
The Department of Social Anthropology has been ranked 5th in the UK for student satisfaction out of 32 departments with a 98% student satisfaction score in 2017.
A warm welcome to our new Social Anthropology students! To introduce you to the Department and help you find your feet, we’ve prepared some introductory materials for a welcome pack which we encourage you all to read.