Thursday, June 4, 2020

St Andrews Student Kate Mowatt Passes Away at 20

Principal Sally Mapstone addressed students and staff in an email on 25 May 2020 to confirm the death of Kate Mowatt, a second-year Chemistry and Psychology undergraduate student.

Open Letter Campaign for Summer SAAS Payments

Campaigners state that summer employment will be limited or unavailable given the current situation and that students will, therefore, be unable to support themselves over the summer months and in some cases, afford university.

Extinction Rebellion Endorse Srdja Popovic’s “Blueprint for Revolution”

The organisation recommended the book via their Facebook page, heralding it as “an inspiring (and useful!) guide for any activist- and a thoroughly entertaining read for any armchair politico.”

Britain Should Discuss National Service, Writes St Andrews Professor 

St Andrews Professor Sir Hew Strachan has co-written a study with Ruth Harris concluding that Britain should be “open to a debate on national...

Students’ Association Raise Money for Charities Impacted by Coronavirus

Collectively, over £300 has already been raised by the crowdfunders, with the NET appeal reaching 64 per cent of its £200 target and the Tayside Health Fund exceeding its £200 goal. 

Washstation Agree to Lower Prices

The St Andrews Student’s Association have announced that they have reached an agreement with Washstation Laundry that means the company will work to lower their prices by next academic year.

Principal Issues Guidance Following Covid-19 Lockdown

Students should not leave their residence for any reason other than those provided by the Government and should remain in their room, refraining from gathering with other residents as far as possible. Those who leave their flat or residence for a non-essential purpose or in a group are liable to be challenged by the Police.

Students in Halls to be Relocated to Agnes Blackadder

In an email sent this evening, students currently residing in John Burnett Hall, St Regulus Hall, and McIntosh Hall have been asked to move...

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. 

School of Computer Science Cancels May Exams

The Director of Teaching for the School of Computer Science, Dharini Balasubramaniam, sent an email to students this afternoon informing them that the School...