Coronavirus information and guidance

University of Sanctuary

In September 2019, St Andrews became the second University of Sanctuary in Scotland, in recognition of our commitment to ensuring St Andrews is a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for scholars and students seeking sanctuary in the UK.

celebration event was held in March 2020 to officially award University of Sanctaury staus to St Andrews. 

Colleagues at St Andrews being officially awarded a University of Sanctuary status.


Forced migration research and teaching

There is a range of research projects and centres at the University which focus on forced migration and/or (forced) migrants. Examples of research and teaching are detailed below.

  • Reader, School of Modern Languages

  • PhD Candidate, School of History

  • Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Department of Social Anthropology

  • Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Drama, School of English

  • Research Fellow, School of History

  • Professor, Department of Film Studies

  • Senior Lecturer, School of International Relations

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Anthropology

  • Lecturer, School of International Relations

  • Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Department of Social Anthropology