School news

PhD Viva Success: Jordina Frances de Mas

Congratulations to Jordina Frances de Mas for passing her viva subject to minor corrections! Many thanks to Didier Galmiche for serving as the external examiner and Ruth Hoffman as the internal examiner. Pictured from Left to right are Jordina’s supervisor Juliana Bowles, Jordina (Center), and Internal examiner Ruth Hoffmann.

100m boost in AI research will propel transformative innovations

£100m boost in AI research will propel transformative innovations -- UKRI We are delighted to participate in the National Edge AI Hub that is funded by UKRI. The Hub comprises 12 universities and numerous industry and public sector organisations. The vision of the Hub is to develop the underlying research to secure the edge of […]

Doors Open @ CS, 11th April (10am-4pm)

On 11th April, the School of Computer Science at St Andrews will host our Doors Open event. We will be thrilled to welcome any and all visitors from outwith the School, whether you are locally based, from elsewhere in the UK, or from overseas. As a rapidly growing school, we are looking to build relationships […]

Distinguished Lecture Series: The Atomic Human: Understanding Ourselves in the Age of AI

Tuesday 12 March Booth Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Building. We look forward to welcoming Prof Neil Lawrence, Cambridge who will talk about 'The Atomic Human: Understanding Ourselves in the Age of AI'. A vital perspective is missing from the discussions we are having about Artificial Intelligence: what does it mean for our identity? Our fascination […]

Fully-funded PhD scholarship in user experience design

Applications are sought from passionate, creative and outgoing students interested in using their skills and interests in tabletop gaming in application to research in computer science, Human Computer Interaction, and User Experience design. This exciting PhD project will see the worlds of TTRPG and computing coincide to produce meaningful interactions to support the design, development […]

Fully-funded PhD scholarship in Privacy and Trust on the Web

As part of their efforts to enhance privacy and trust on the Web, many applications need to be able to determine whether or not a relationship exists between different entities. For example, it is desirable for web browsers to be able to determine that two domain names are under the same administrative control, such that […]

Winter Graduation reception

We would like to invite our graduating students and their guests to join us for a celebration in honour of their achievements. Please join us for a small reception with a glass of bubbly and some Fisher and Donaldson’s cakes. The event will take place on Tuesday, November 28th, between 12 noon and 2 p.m. […]

PhD studentships available for 2024 entry

About the Programme The School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews is offering a number of PhD studentships for 3.5 years of study in our doctoral programme. Funding is available to cover tuition fees for UK, EU and international students, as well as living expenses (a stipend of £18,622 per annum, or […]

Data Visualisation Workshop: 1st November

Interested in data visualisation? Join us on 1st Nov for a free, 2-hour introductory online workshop, as part of DataFest! Registration and further info at

Computer Science Achieves Athena Swan Silver Award

The School of Computer Science received the wonderful news today that the School has been successful in its application for an Athena SWAN Silver award! This is great news for the School and reflects an enormous amount of hard work. #AthenaSwan and #GenderEquality