Development news

Winners and runners up group

Saathi wins 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

A project which produces eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads in the state of Gujarat, India, has won the 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment.

7 March 2019

Chancellor's Circle Meeting Autumn 2017

Chancellor’s Circle - Autumn 2018

The second Chancellor's Circle event of 2018 was held at Lower College Hall on Saturday 20 October. Over 70 alumni and friends of the University joined the Chancellor, Lord Campbell of Pittenweem for afternoon tea.

1 November 2018

man and dolphin

Swarovski Foundation award

The Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI) at the University of St Andrews has been given a Swarovski Foundation award.

19 September 2018

R and A group

R&A international adventures!

Three teams are planning exciting philanthropic projects this summer as part of the R&A International Scholarship programme for 2018–19.

27 July 2018

One million dollar donation to Scottish Oceans Institute and PhD Scholarship

We are delighted to announce that Frank and Beverley MacInnis have recently donated one million dollars to support the Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI) and a PhD scholarship.

27 June 2018

1m donation

£1 million donation to postgraduate scholarships

We were delighted to receive a £1 million donation this month from Dr Wu Xianhong of the The Wu Xianhong Foundation, which the University is using to set up postgraduate scholarships.

20 June 2018

Students at computers

The General Data Protection Regulation – “the GDPR”

In the run-up to May 2018, many people had GDPR fatigue, where their email in-boxes were flooded with emails of the type "we do not want to lose touch with you.

19 June 2018

Students covered in foam

Launch of SaintsFunder

We are delighted to let you know about the launch of SaintsFunder – the University’s new dedicated crowdfunding platform managed by Sam Byers and Lynsey Kerr from the Annual Giving team in Development.

4 May 2018

Development intern Ella Walsh

The spring telephone campaign: it’s good to talk

Ella Walsh describes what she has learned from the many alumni she has talked to over the past couple of years.

15 February 2018