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Transgender Support

The University recognises that there can be differences between physical/anatomical sex and gender identity/expression and, therefore, undertakes not to discriminate against transgender, transsexual or transvestite staff or students. The University will treat all trans staff and students with dignity and respect and seek to provide a work and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment or victimisation.

If you want to speak to a member of staff about any aspects, please email

For more information about confidentiality, please read Student Services Confidentiality Statement (PDF, 626 KB)




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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.