Distance Learning Students
Entrance and Matriculation Process
Below you will find information of particular importance to entrant students, that is students who are matriculating (registering) at the University for the first time.
Your university email address is your firstname.lastname@example.org. Your username is included in the entrant email and should always in be lower case. You will create your password when you open your account.
Once you have opened your email account you will be able to access it using Office 365. You should check your University email at least every 48 hours.
Find out about fees . . .
- your fees
- how to pay fees
- General Council & Graduation Fee or Completion Fee (new entrants)
Please note that it is University policy not to send out invoices to students for payment of tuition as all the fee information is published on our webpages.
Changes in fees
The University Court reserves the right to make changes in fees without notice at any time before or after a candidate's admission.
- Liability for tuition fees
Entrants should note that it is a condition of registration with the University that they accept liability for their tuition fees.
For information on applying for your student ID (matriculation) card see the ID cards page.
Information for students with a disability or a learning difficulty.
This online process will guide you through the elements of registration required for you to become a St Andrews student. You should complete the process before your course starts where possible.
An email will be sent to your University account with instructions on how to access the facility when it is available. It is important that you have created your University email account to be able to access the online facility via MySaint.
One of the elements of online matriculation includes completing an online course in training in good academic practice (sometimes referred to as 'TGAP').
If your course requires you to make a choice regarding certain taught modules, please discuss this with your course co-ordinator.
Please contact your course co-ordinator regarding any queries you may have with regard to any aspect of your studies at University of St Andrews in the first instance.
Once you have completed these steps you will be a fully-matriculated student of the University of St Andrews and ready to start your studies with us.