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University Gives Honours Students Option to S-Code Modules

An email from the Proctor to all University students stated that two sets of regulations have been established amid the "Covid-19 crisis" this semester in efforts to grade students as fairly as possible. 

Coronavirus Case Confirmed in St Andrews

Principal Sally Mapstone has confirmed that a student in St Andrews has tested positive for coronavirus Covid-19. 

University Releases Covid-19 guidelines

The information, sent via email to all students of the University, comes ahead of Spring Break and outlines the steps the University plan to take, having considered "expert medical advice and in close consultation with the Scottish Government". You can contact the Coronavirus Helpdesk in the Advice and Support Centre, North Street,, tel: 01334 464146.

BREAKING: Dan Marshall Elected Association President:

Dan Marshall has been elected as Association President in the Students’ Association Elections 2020.  Moments ago, it was announced that Mr Marshall defeated his three other opponents by the Single Transferable Voting System (STV). Mr Marshall won the election with 1,156 votes in the third round, 228 more votes than Ewan McCall. Thomas Rowell was first to be eliminated, followed...

Manifesto Analysis: Sophie Tyler, Athletic Union President

Sophie Tyler’s manifesto in her campaign to become the new AU President is one which, on the whole, envisages a positive future for sports clubs in St Andrews. She has stated clearly what she believes is the best way to move forward, many of which seem like exciting and, more importantly, achievable ideas.

Association President Continues Campaign Against Council’s HMO Fee Increase

Mr Rodney also said Fife Council is “going to consult with locals and students about the impact of the policy, and then reassess it in October.” The next policy and coordination committee meeting is set for 5 November 2020. Mr Rodney said it is unknown to what extent HMO fees could be reduced by until the Council has determined how many rooms to check, “but hopefully updates will be forthcoming.”

2020 Election Committee

One might assume that all of the events, administrative tasks and regulation involved in running the elections magically pulls itself together, but in actual fact there is a 21-strong committee team putting in the hours to ensure we can successfully and fairly elect our student representatives in the most efficient and fair way possible. 

Who Will Represent You?

The polls are open for the 2020 Students’ Association elections: have your say.

Election Fever

Ultimately, I would urge students to remember that Sabbatical Officers are paid to improve your university experience, and so I think that it is only right, proper, and fair that all candidates are appropriately scrutinised.

Manifesto Analysis: Thomas Rowell, Association President

It is clear from Mr Rowell’s pronunciamento that the world of (Tom)orrow could be a radically different place. Seeing the lighter side of the Students Association Election (and seeing himself in the many volumes produced on Churchill) the document is a vast canvas for change. However, the change suggested is rather authoritarian in sort. Claiming experience from the immaterial ELAGA 2019, Mr Rowell believes he is a winner.