Friday, July 3, 2020

Student Media for BLM

Black Lives Matter: A Joint Statement On May 25, 2020, a man named George Floyd was murdered on the street in Minneapolis by a now-former...

The University of St Andrews COVID-19 appeal reaches 500k

The fundraising efforts for the University of St Andrews’ COVID-19 appeal has generated more than £500,000, as alumni, supporters, staff and students have responded to the appeal.

Fife life sciences company Pneumagen awarded £4 million to manufacture COVID-19...

Pneumagen Ltd, a spin-off company of University of St Andrews has been awarded £4 million investment from Thairm Bio and the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).

Student Accommodation Campaign Wins Victory in Emergency Coronavirus Legislation

This new legislation ensures that students who have already left their accommodation as a result of the coronavirus crisis only need to give 7-days’ notice to be released from their contracts.

St Andrews Professor and government advisor Stephen Reicher denounces the defence...

“As one of those involved in SPI-B, the Government advisory group on behavioural science, I can say that in a few short minutes tonight,...

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.