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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 (International Honours) Policy and Regulations (PDF, 372 KB).

BA (International Hons) support

The Global Office runs student consultation hours from 2pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday, during term time in St Katharine’s West, The Scores. During these hours, you can drop-in to discuss any questions you may have relating to the BA (International Honours) programme and your time in St Andrews. Our BA (International Honours) intern will also be available to speak to students during some of the drop-in sessions.

If the team is unable to answer all of your questions during the drop-in sessions, they can arrange an appointment with one of their team members. Please note that you must first attend a drop-in session to schedule an appointment.

If you have any questions or concerns about your studies, you can also email at or Dr David Evans, the Pro Dean Curriculum (Arts & 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 2020 (PDF, 4,651 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 hours:

2pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday during term time

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BA (International Honours) Policy and Regulations (PDF, 372 KB)

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

BA Orientation Guide 2020 (PDF, 4,651 KB)

Global Office Blog