University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is committed to advancing gender equality representation, progression and success in higher education and research. It is a unique and captivating place, and is a key part of its charm. Seven centuries of history link the students with the town, leading to the ancient and yet modern institution apparent today. It is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world. Teaching began in the community of university in 1410 .Today, the university offers a flexible degree structure based on student’s choice of subject specialism or research, creating an environment which nurtures inquisitive minds and a culture of shared learning.
Studying at St Andrews is a unique experience. Before beginning a degree or programme at the University, students can read about the different degree routes, programmes, Faculties and Schools. The study options for undergraduates, including the variety of entry points and flexible degree structure. It offers a range of taught and research postgraduate programmes, as well as international collaborative courses. Students belong to one of the University's four Faculties, which are the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Divinity, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Faculty of Science. It offers opportunities for students to spend a semester or year abroad, and for students from other institutions around the world to study at St Andrews.
The University is comprised of a number of Academic Schools and Departments, which are organised into four Faculties. Each School is led by a Head of School, and supported by a number of academic and professional staff.
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