Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Editorial: Sexism

This issue we are disappointed to find ourselves returning to another of St Andrews’ pervasive problems: sexism. What goes on at events such as...

Editorial: Issue 169

21 December 2012. The world survived it, The Saint survived it, but our place in a wee hut next to the Union did not....

Solving the funding puzzle

It’s not an easy time to be running a university. With UK institutions falling in world rankings, it was natural that governments, both at Scottish and British level, would have to look for alternative sources of funding in the future. And, as we’ve suspected for some time, that source of funding is us.

Support your lecturers, not the strikes

Many of the articles in this issue of The Saint focus on the proposed strike action of the University College Union (UCU) over potential...

A necessary policy overhaul

This weeks editorial addresses sexual assault and the University's policy overhaul.

For St Andrews and its students, The Saint must vote No

“Ever to excel” is the elegantly ambitious motto of the University of St Andrews, and for 600 years it has excelled indeed. We stand...

Editorial 209: preserving education post-Brexit

It is clear that Professor Sally Mapstone has taken office as principal during one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Scotland’s...

Students shouldn’t suffer for UCU strike

Issue 234 of The Saint, our last of the semester, covers the UCU strikes next week as its front-page story, and with just days before the strike action begins in St Andrews, it’s likely the story with which students and staff are most concerned.

Letter to the Editor: University disenfranchises tens of thousands of alumni

It was fascinating last week to watch St Andrews alumni Dr Fiona Hill and David Holmes giving testimony to the US House Intelligence Committee....

Preserving the ‘Student Experience’

The Editorial this week addresses the turmoil over HE funding and St Andrews.