St Andrews vs William & Mary: Water-time Traditions

The academic exchange between St Andrews and William & Mary may help explain why both campuses produce students who excel inside and out of their classes, but it’s interesting to note other similarities that the universities share. Yes, they are …

April 30, 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


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


Studying in Europe – France

Université de Perpignan “Without hesitation it was one of the best experiences of my life” I was lucky enough to spend a semester studying French and Spanish at the Université de Perpignan Via Domita, having already spent months as a language …

September 10, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying in Europe – Austria

University of Vienna I was fortunate enough to be offered a place to study abroad at the University of Vienna in the second semester of junior Honours. Initially, I was anxious about the prospect of not doing well academically, especially …

September 8, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – Uruguay

Universidad del la Republica, Montevideo Anna (International Relations and Spanish) ‌Initially I was full of doubts about studying abroad in Uruguay. Now I don’t think I could have made a better choice! I lived in Montevideo for a year which …

August 17, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – USA

University of California, Berkeley Laura (English) I was lucky enough to be offered the chance to spend a year studying at the University of California, Berkeley. Both socially and academically it was one of the best experiences of my life …

August 16, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – China

University of Hong Kong Jennifer (International Relations) Studying abroad in Hong Kong was the best thing I have ever done. From a university of 7,000 students to a global megacity with the same number of skyscrapers, St Andrews to Hong …

August 13, 2016 | Outbound students


Studying outside Europe – Canada

Queen’s University Megan (English & History) Without wanting to sound too twee, it was definitely a life-changing experience. There are so many positives about studying abroad, but I believe one of the greatest perks is the diversity of the courses …

August 12, 2016 | Outbound students