Coronavirus information and guidance

Video guidance

This information is for University staff and external production companies who intend to create videos using the University of St Andrews brand.

To assure quality, videos should be produced by in-house teams such as Corporate Communications or Media Services.

All videos embedded into an external facing University owned web page must be signed off by Corporate Communications before being published.

Technical video file specifications

For information on technical video file standards, please refer to the video standards.


University identity in videos

To maintain brand consistency, videos produced must use the corporate assets.

  • University crest intro ident at very beginning of video
  • Title page motion graphic template
  • Lower third motion graphic template
  • University crest outro ident at end of video

These assets can be downloaded as a zip file.

University of St Andrews video assets (ZIP)


Correct usage of video assets

This example video shows how to use the assets correctly.


Stock video footage

Free to use, high quality stock footage for your project is available to download for use in video projects.

Stock footage


Motion graphics

The motion graphic templates are compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro.

Instructions on using motion graphics templates in Premiere Pro can be found on the Adobe support website.

If you require a lower thirds motion graphic for your video but do not have access to Adobe Premiere Pro, please contact visualcomms@st-andrews.ac.uk.


Fonts and typefaces for videos

For information on approved fonts and typefaces to be used in University of St Andrews branded videos, refer to the fonts web page.


Colours in videos

For information on approved colours to be used in University of St Andrews branded videos, refer to the colours web page.