Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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The curious case of the St Andrews student

The idea of an ‘average’ St Andrews student is a strange concept. For a university with such a global intake (the prospectus seems to...

Will no-one rid me of these turbulent children?

It is 12:55 pm on a Tuesday, you are in the Tesco on Market Street. Hunger has pried you away from a very derivative...

Why I’m a “Fascist”

I can almost hear the shrill, histrionic shrieks of rage emanating from the St Andrean summer diaspora, which is probably already collectively foaming at...

A review of my first year at St Andrews

The offer holder day on the 18th of April 2018 was my eureka moment, you could say – the moment when I realised, for all Durham’s charm, St Andrews was just better in every way.

Why you should vote for the Conservative Party

When you get out of bed and make your way down to the polling stations on Thursday morning, be aware of the importance of...

Exams in Humanities should be scrapped

Perhaps the start of the semester isn’t the best time to talk about its end, but here we go. Students studying humanities, from anthropology...

Ham-gate 2019: A delicious mistake or scrumptiously planned?

The views expressed in Viewpoint do not represent the views of The Saint but are individual opinions. Picture the scene: It is a cold, damp,...

Defending Circuit Laundry

It may seem weird to find a first year willing to defend Circuit Laundry. After all, you’d be forgiven for thinking I’ve lost the...

St Andrews Student Housing: Ridiculous, Expensive, and Unfair

There are many things that make St Andrews a unique place to go to university, and the student ambassadors on my open day wasted...

The Great Wizard: Embrace the Useless!

I would normally consider myself to be an eminently practical person. I’m the type of friend that you can rely upon to have a...