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Student support

‌As a BA (International Honours) student, you have access to the same facilities and services that are available to all other registered students of St Andrews.

You can read the specific regulations which govern the joint programme in the BA (Int Hons) Policy and Regulations (PDF, 348 KB).

BA (International Hons) support

The Global Office runs student consultation hours to questions you may have relating to the BA (International Honours) programme and your time in St Andrews. Current students can book an appointment with a member of the Global Office team. Most appointments are virtual this semester.

If you have any questions or concerns about your studies, you can also email at or Dr Lisa Jones, the Associate Dean Curriculum (Arts and Divinity), at

If you are arriving in St Andrews for the first time from William & Mary, you may wish to refer to the latest BA Orientation Guide 2021 (PDF, 7,360 KB)

Find out more about support at St Andrews.


BA (International Honours) programme students are guaranteed housing in university accommodation for all four years as long as they meet the required housing deadlines.

Find out more about accommodation at St Andrews and accommodation at William & Mary.

Visas and immigration

You may need a visa to study in the USA or the UK, and may need to reapply for visas depending on where you decide to spend your third and fourth years. 

Find out about obtaining a visa to study in the UK.

Find out about obtaining a visa to study in the USA.

WaMStA Student Partnership

The WaMStA Student Partnership is a student-founded and student-run society that has chapters at both St Andrews and William & Mary. Each chapter provides academic and social support. Several socials are held throughout each semester to introduce students of all degrees and years to each other. Additionally, each degree is represented on the board by an Honours student who is always available to meet with individual students seeking academic guidance. For more information and to read blog posts written by WaMStAs, visit the WaMStA Student Partnership’s website.

General enquiries

Global Office
University of St Andrews
St Katharine's West
16 The Scores
St Andrews
Fife, KY16 9AX
Scotland, UK

Phone: +44 (0)1334 462245

Global Office student consultation hourss and appointments 

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BA (Int Hons) Policy and Regulations (PDF, 348 KB)

University privacy notice: exchange of student personal data with partners (PDF, 631 KB)

BA Orientation Guide 2021 (PDF, 7,360 KB)

BA Int Hons Contact Sheet 2021-22 (PDF, 298 KB)

Global Office Blog