University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

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St Andrews is one of the most exceptional places to not just study but live in. it was founded in 1410 as a consequence of a very unique circumstance. A group of Augustinian clergy was driven from the University of Paris, from the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge by the presence of War there. These men came together and decided to form a society of higher learning in St Andrews where courses like divinity, logic, philosophy, and law could be taught.

Today the school is ranked as the 3rd best in the United Kingdom, though the Guardian ranks it 1st place in the United Kingdom, the Times and Sunday Times ranks it first, also the Times Higher Education World Universities puts the University of St Andrews as being at Top 50 universities for Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities in the world. The school is known for creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive thinking.

It is accredited by various international bodies like the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Chartered Management Institute, General Medical Council, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Statistical Society, The Geological Society, The Institution of Environmental Science.



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Now you must be wondering where this school is located, the University of St Andrews as the name implies is located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town called St Andrews with a population of approximately 10,000-49,999 people. The campus is an awesome experience and everything is within a walking distance. 


The class and style the school has today cost it on an average £45m, its structures include a state-of-the-art research laboratory, modern teaching facilities, a large lecture theatre.

The school has various structures concert halls, stage theatres, sports fields, Hightech laboratories. The school offers every facility necessary to help its students achieve their true potential.

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The school owned accommodations range from stunning original stone-built buildings to high standard modern style apartments. The stone built buildings are lined side by side the modern apartments, an arrangement which gives most students studying at St Andrew's an unforgettable experience which fall into two categories catered and non-catered.


The institutions of St Andrews are made up of three different colleges and these are United College, St Mary's College, and St Leonard's College. There are eighteen academic schools organized into four faculties, which all use the learner-centered professional teacher model for teaching. The university has a faculty-student ratio of 1:10 which comprises of 1,074 academic staff and 10,330 students.

Jobs and placements

The school has a Job Shop that notifies the students of local part-time and temporary jobs that are available for them to engage in.

The school has a special department called Careers Centre which was created with the purpose of helping St Andrews students make and implement decisions about their next step in their lives.  This great advantage, students who look ahead should take it very seriously!

The Careers Centre is situated opposite the Union and its normally open Monday -Friday 10am-5pm.

Students can find an awesome opportunity for part-time student jobs in the environs of St Andrews - high-quality positions and jobs. Recruiters advertise their current student jobs in large numbers on the campus.

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