Why St Andrews

St Andrews is a unique place to study and live. Nestled on the east coast of Scotland, students may find themselves crossing golf-courses on their way to class, or jogging along the beach after dinner. Not only does the University have a world-class reputation, it also offers a diverse range of social activities – including over 140 student societies and 50 sports clubs. The historic buildings are juxtaposed against the modern facilities, and the many student traditions truly make studying at St Andrews an unforgettable experience. 

From cutting-edge facilities to flexible assessment methods, the University aims to ensure that all students get as much as possible from a St Andrews education. Discover what makes a degree from St Andrews so sought after.

There's a huge variety of societies, sports clubs and recreational activities available in St Andrews. Find out more about the Students' Association, the Athletic Union and the student traditions which make St Andrews unique.

From career crises to health issues, the University is committed to offering all of our students help, guidance and advice wherever it is needed. There is a strong support network of advisers based in the University who can help you with any problems you have.

St Andrews is a small town nestled on a rocky headland overlooking the North Sea. As well as three beaches and historic buildings, the town is home to dozens of caf├ęs and boutique shops, with both Dundee and Edinburgh only a short journey away.

If you're interested in studying in St Andrews, take a look at our available courses, along with entry requirements, fee outlines, and other information. With so many degree routes and research areas, there's bound to be the perfect course for you.

The University of St Andrews offers over 900 undergraduate courses and a large number of postgraduate opportunities. Take a look at our Prospectus page to download or order the current Prospectus.

St Andrews students are the most satisfied in the country when compared to other mainstream universities. Find out what makes our student experience so unique.