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University of St Andrews

About St Andrews

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  • St Andrews is a royal burgh (1160), a university town, golfing mecca, and former fishing port in Fife council area and historic county, Scotland.
  • Located on St. Andrews Bay of the North Sea 13 miles (20 km) southeast of Dundee, it occupies a plateau of sandstone rock about 50 feet (15 metres) in elevation, which breaks off to the north in precipitous cliffs. The Eden River enters St. Andrews Bay northwest of the golf links, which rank among the finest in the world.
  • The only cure for Patrick Hamilton’s curse is to participate in the annual May Dip. At sunrise on May Day students make their way down to East Sands and collectively run into the North Sea.

University of St Andrews Facts

  • The University of St Andrews was Scotland’s first university and only the third to be founded in the English-speaking world. It sits in the heart of the east coast town of the same name, in the Kingdom of Fife.
  • Four faculties: Arts, Divinity, Medicine, and Science.
  • The institution even has its own wind farm, making St Andrews self-sufficient for electrical energy.
  • The most international of Scotland’s universities and one of the most international in the UK
  • TEF Gold

Location

College Gate, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9AJ, United Kingdom

Student Accommodation in St Andrews

Accommodation currently available in St Andrews

East Sands, St Andrews
St Andrews

East Sands, St Andrews

£199 per month
En-suite bedroom with a stunning view onto East Shore measuring 16.5m² with a ¾ bed, en-...
East Sands, St Andrews
St Andrews

East Sands, St Andrews

£195 per month
En-suite bedroom measuring 16.5m² with a ¾ bed, en-suite bathroom, study area and wardro...
East Sands, St Andrews
St Andrews

East Sands, St Andrews

£169 per month
En-suite bedroom with a stunning view onto East Shore measuring 12.5m² with a ¾ bed, en-...
East Sands, St Andrews
St Andrews

East Sands, St Andrews

£155 per month
En-suite bedroom measuring 12.5m² with a ¾ bed, en-suite bathroom, study area and wardro...
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