University of St. Andrews

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Scotland's first university

Founded in the early 15th century, St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world. 
Teaching began in the community of St Andrews in 1410 and the University was formally constituted by the issue of a papal bull in 1413.

About St Andrews

St Andrews is a unique and captivating place, and the University is a key part of its charm. Seven centuries of history link the students with the town, leading to the ancient and yet modern institution apparent today. For those interested in visiting or moving to St Andrews, we recommend taking a look at the town information, which describes the facilities and opportunities open to the local community. You can also find information about the University’s governance, history, and strategy for the future in the sections below.

Community facilities

One of the joys of St Andrews is the close integration of the University and the town. There is no University campus; instead, University buildings are scattered along charming streets, intermingling with local businesses, historic ruins and stunning sea views.

Visitors, local residents and University staff and students all benefit from the town’s facilities, from playing fields through to cafes and services of worship. Whether you’re planning on staying in St Andrews for just a few days, for the course of your studies or as a permanent base, you can find out what to expect from the town here.

What makes the University of St Andrews special?

  • Consistently high teaching quality within a strong research environment.
  • Excellent retention rates.
  • Diverse forms of teaching: web support and small group interaction.
  • Flexible modular degree structure.
  • Strong commitment to University-managed accommodation.
  • Compact and friendly.
  • A Scottish university with a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
  • High reputation for an excellent student experience.

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