Facilities

In addition to award-winning teaching and research, the University of St Andrews has an array of facilities which result in high levels of student satisfaction and a world class reputation.

The University possesses a wide variety of books, both old and new. Many of these are housed in the Main University Library, and elsewhere in smaller libraries around the town. The University also allows students access to over 210,000 rare printed books from its Special Collections unit.

Sport is a valued aspect of student life in St Andrews. With over 50 sports clubs and 100 sports teams to choose from, as well as a varied and dynamic programme of fitness classes, it is easy to fit sport and exercise into your life at University.

St Andrews has a vibrant performing arts scene, enabled by the Mermaids Performing Arts Fund. Performances are shown throughout St Andrews in venues such as the Byre Theatre.

The University has a number of cafes which are open to staff, students and the general public. Whether you’re looking for a coffee to take away or a filling lunch in a convenient location, the University cafes have a range of options available.

The University shop sells a range of St Andrews branded clothing, stationery, memorabilia and gifts.