2019 Stories

Balance for better

The theme for this year's International Women’s Day – which calls for collective action and shared responsibility for driving a gender-balanced world - is #BalanceforBetter. From our first ever Assistant Vice-Principal in Diversity, Ruth Woodfield, to researchers working across disciplines on issues of gender, we asked colleagues across the University to strike the 2019 International Women's Day pose and to tell us what ‘balance’ means to them.

Living a good life with dementia

Dr Maggie Ellis, along with other psychologists at the University of St Andrews, have developed a range of different methods that allow people with dementia to express themselves. Their research has shown that far from being uninterested in life, those with dementia are still thriving and creative individuals who require unique and personalised ways to allow them to interact with the world.

The 600th Anniversary Campaign

A celebration of how the University of St Andrews reached its £100 million fundraising target and what this has achieved.