The University of St Andrews is a highly ranked institution steeped in tradition and with a global outlook, offering students a flexible degree structure in a historic and welcoming setting. The University is located in the mediaeval coastal town of St Andrews, where beautiful historical buildings sit alongside world-class facilities and long sandy beaches border world-famous golf courses. The town and the campus are merged in a thriving, close-knit community in which a third of the population is connected with the University.
Considered as one of Europe's leading institutions for teaching and research, St Andrews attracts students from all over the world. In our student population of 9,100 there are more than 130 countries and territories represented.
Alongside our outstanding teaching - which has been awarded a Gold rating in the UK's Teaching Excellence Framework - St Andrews also has a truly unforgettable student experience. Ranked as number 1 in the UK for student experience in the National Student Survey 2020, our students have access to a broad range of subjects, support and facilities.
St Andrews offers strong student support services and there is a wide range of student societies, a newly-refurbished sports centre and an extremely active music centre. International students are well catered for, with specialist advice available on study choices, visa requirements and English language in academic contexts.
At St Andrews we pride ourselves on offering award-wining teaching, a student experience that is regularly voted amongst the best in the UK, and all in a setting like no other.