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Postgraduate Issues

All students, including both research and taught postgraduates, experience difficulties during their time at university. If you are experiencing either academic or personal problems and need to know who to contact or how to proceed, get in touch with Student Services who can recommend a course of action. You can also check out a list of frequently asked questions by clicking on the links below.

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Advice and Support Centre
79 North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9AL
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 (46)2020

Encountered any difficulties?

Not the right match?  If you haven’t formed a good rapport with your Adviser or you’ve encountered any difficulties and wish to speak informally to someone, please contact Ruth Unsworth ( or Lara Meischke (, Deputy Directors of Student Services, in the first instance.

Please also be aware that the University has Complaints Handling Procedure for formally addressing concerns.