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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)

Report an incident

If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination, hate or victimisation, you can report such incidents anonymously using the University’s Report and Support tool. You can also choose to report using your contact details so a Student Services adviser can get in touch with you to help provide support. 



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

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2020


Student services

Eden Court
The Scores
St Andrews
KY16 9AS
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2720
Fax:+44 (0)1334 46 4007

Eden Court location map

Tell Us What You Think

We welcome feedback about your experience with Student Services. Whether your experience has been positive or negative we would like to hear about it so we can understand what we did right or where we could have done better. If there are issues with the service that need to be resolved or if you haven’t formed a good rapport with your Adviser/Counsellor we may put you in touch with an alternative member of our team or signpost you to an external source of support (if appropriate). Please share your feedback with Adam Welstead ( or Dr Penny Turnbull ( Assistant Directors of Student Services. Alternatively, you can fill in our Comments and Suggestions online survey.

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

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