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The Chaplain, Revd Dr Donald MacEwan


Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 2865
Mobile: +44(0)7713 322036‌

Let me begin by introducing myself. I have been the Chaplain here for nine years. My journey to St Andrews took me from childhood in Glasgow to university in Aberdeen, two years living in Japan, four years in Ireland, and ten years a parish minister. I was drawn to chaplaincy for its immense variety – exploring different religious expressions, countering people facing all sorts of experiences, sharing the lives of people discovering who they are. Every day is a whirlwind, but it’s hugely rewarding.

When I’m not with students or staff, you might see me on one of St Andrews’ many golf courses, or catching some of Fife’s finest bands at a Fence Collective gig, or packing for a trip – in recent years to Ethiopia, Indonesia, Georgia and Armenia, invariably bumping into someone from St Andrews…

Feel free to get in touch with me – email me, phone me, or come to the office, right across from the Union. I look forward to finding out how I – and the Chaplaincy – can help you.

Have a wonderful year!
Your Chaplain,




The Chaplaincy Centre

3A St Mary's Place
St Andrews
KY16 9UY
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2866/2492

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