Spring Break with WaMStAs

And that’s the last holiday of the school year wrapped up! Spring break extends through the final two weeks of March, which brings us right into April and back into deadlines. As we enter the last gruelling haul towards exams, …

April 4, 2019 | BA International Honours


Spring in St Andrews

Spring is in the air…or so we hope. While St Andrews has seen worse winters (last year’s snow storm is still fresh in the town’s memory), it’s still been a cold and dark couple of months. While the university retains …

March 11, 2019 | Inbound students


Deadlines and Mental Health Resources

After blazing through the first few weeks of the semester, now is the time of year where it seems like it’s deadline season every week until revision. The library is packed, teetering around near-full capacity during the day as students …

February 28, 2019 | Inbound students


St Andrews vs William and Mary: Cafes

A university campus can hardly exist without a café or two or ten. Whether your liquid fuel is a black Americano or a spiced chai latte or whatever concoction you pressure baristas with, students and staff rely on caffeine to …

February 22, 2019 | BA International Honours


St Andrews vs William and Mary: Valentine’s Day Edition

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it seems like the proper time to address the romantic myths and legacies of both the University of St Andrews and the College of William & Mary.  Connected through academic and intellectual exchange, the universities …

February 11, 2019 | BA International Honours


St Andrews vs William and Mary: Campus Golf

The first thing that comes to mind when someone hears of St Andrews can vary quite a bit. Whether one jumps to its university, renowned for academic excellence, or to its rich history set in stone by the Cathedral and …

February 4, 2019 | BA International Honours


Study Abroad Stories – Kathryn Kean

During the Winter Break, we asked Study Abroad student Kathryn Kean how she adapted to living and studying at The College of William & Mary in the USA. After spending a whole semester there, she sent us this brilliant blog …

January 30, 2019 | Outbound students


Thanksgiving with WaMStAs

It’s that time of year when the sun sets earlier every day and the wind gains a wicked bite, but that also means it’s almost the end of the semester and about time to start celebrating the holidays with our …

November 29, 2018 | BA International Honours


Top 10 Tips for Studying Abroad

After a terrific study abroad experience at the College of William & Mary last spring break through our First Abroad programme, our First Abroad scholars – Amie Morrison and Sarah Ramage – returned to St Andrews to take on internships …

November 21, 2018 | Inbound students


The Top 15 Reasons To Study Abroad

Last year, our 2 First Abroad participants – Amie Morrison and Sarah Ramage – had to undertake an internship project. They were tasked with finding out the most popular reasons that people give for wanting to study abroad. From meeting …

November 19, 2018 | Inbound students