Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Leymah Gbowee comes to St Andrews

She is the founder and president of the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa

Academic alert: Higher education’s gender gap

Higher education has its own Bermuda triangle, and it needs to be investigated. Professor Frances Andrews from the School of History says: “That horrible triangle that goes from more women at undergraduate to fewer at postgraduate to still fewer at staff – while it’s the opposite for men – is something that needs to be unpicked.”

Meet the Honourable Matthew Barzun

On 9 April, the University of St Andrews hosted the Honourable Matthew Barzun, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. His lecture was titled...

Conquering the world

In 1982, around 3 per cent of the University’s student body was international. The number now sits closer to 30 per cent. Editor Jonathan Bucks reports on how St Andrews became a melting pot and leading international recruiter

In conversation with Dr Jasmine Gani

Dr Jasmine Gani joined the School of International Relations (IR) at St Andrews in September 2014. Her current work focuses on IR in the Middle East (particularly Syria) and the impact of colonial legacies on regional politics, society and ideas.

Hillary Clinton runs for president

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced last Sunday via a two-minute video that she would officially be campaigning for the Democratic Party’s...

Letter to the Rector

Ahead of new rector Catherine Stihler's installation tomorrow, former rector Kevin Dunion shares his tips for the Drag

The Girl Effect hits St Andrews

The Girl Effect has made itself a new home in St Andrews. A global charity organization, The Girl Effect aims to harness the potential...

Internship notes

From her law firm desk, Jessica Yin writes on the continued breakdown of race relations across the US Justice System

Mobilise the youths: an alumna checks in

"Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is...