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Filming and photography requests

students in quad st salvators at night st marys quad

Permission to interview staff, film or shoot on University grounds must be sought in advance.  Requests for stock photos and footage of the University – both present and historic – can also be made here.

Location filming / photography

The historic setting and ancient university make St Andrews a popular choice for film locations and photo shoots.

The University of St Andrews owns a substantial collection of unique and historic buildings dating from the 16th Century to the present day, providing a wide range of both interior and exterior locations.

The University has been used for feature films, TV dramas and documentaries, adverts, fashion shoots, theatrical productions and events.

Please note that the University is a full time academic institution, and as such there are restrictions regarding the availability of certain locations, particularly during the University teaching weeks.

To make a filming or photographic request or for more information on locations, fees and availabilities, please email

Take a virtual tour of some of our locations:

  • St Salvators's Quad
  • St Salvator's Chapel (altar)
  • St Salvator's Chapel (interior)

st salvators inside st salvators at night arts building Philosophy building

Contact details

Press Office
Room D14 Bute Medical Building
Westburn Lane
St Andrews
KY16 9TS
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2530

Niall Scott
Director (Corporate Communications)
Telephone: +44 (0)1334 46 2244
Mobile: +44 (0)7711 223062

Emma Shea
Deputy Director (Corporate Communications)
Telephone: +44 (0)1334 46 2167
Mobile: +44 (0)7850 900352

Steve Bargeton
Head of News & Public Affairs
Telephone: +44 (0)1334 46 7310
Mobile: +44 (0)7802 376 860

Christine Tudhope
Senior Communications Manager
Telephone: +44 (0)1334 46 7320
Mobile: +44 (0)7526 624 243

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