Stories at St Andrews

The Principal's installation

On Tuesday 29 November 2016, Professor Sally Mapstone was installed as the 11th Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews. 

St Andrews to Zambia

Each summer, as part of Project Zambia and the Wallace Group IDEALS project, staff and students from the University travel to Zambia to undertake sports coaching, teaching and development work in local communities.

Smart at first sight

Does beauty equal brains? According to a series of psychological studies led by Dr Sean Talamas, we are biased to think attractive people are more intelligent. 

Chinese Makars

Creative writers and Chinese speakers from across the University were invited to attend a series of workshops exploring classic Chinese poets. 

Virginia Woolf letters

A unique collection of handwritten letters, photos and first editions, held in the Special Collection Library at St Andrews, offers insight

The Quad

Sallies Quad, the geographical and historical heart of the University of St Andrews, is the setting for many significant student rites of pa

Light Box

Poet Robert Crawford and photographer Norman McBeath partner to celebrate the 2015 UNESCO International Year of Light. Light Box is a collec