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  University of St Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is situated in the Royal Burgh of St Andrews, in Fife, on the east coast of Scotland.
The town's population of 16,000 is increased considerably by the University's 7,000 students.
The University of St Andrews Students' Association was formed in 1983 by the adoption of the principle of closer co-operation between the Students' Representative Council (SRC) and the Students' Union.
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 St Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bishop Kennedy founded and richly endowed St Salvator's College in 1456; seven years later it gained the right to confer degrees in theology and philosophy, and by the end of the century was regarded as a constituent part of the university.
Currently (2006), St Andrews is part of the North East Fife Parliamentary Constituency, which is represented in the UK Parliament by Sir Menzies Campbell CBE QC MP and in the Scottish Parliament by Iain Smith MSP.
St Andrews is said to have become a bishopric in the 9th century, and when the Pictish and Scottish churches merged in 908, the primacy was transferred to it from Dunkeld, its bishops becoming thereafter known as bishops of Alban.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: University of St Andrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
St Marys College The College of St Mary of the University of St Andrews, in full, the New College of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was founded in 1539 by Archbishop James Beaton, uncle of Cardinal David Beaton.
The University of Abertay Dundee is a university in Dundee, Scotland.
The university is situated in the Royal Burgh of St Andrews, on the east coast of Scotland.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: University of Saint Andrews
Henry Wardlaw, the Bishop of St. Andrews, granted a charter of privilege in 1411; he sought a Bull of foundation from the antipope, Benedict XIII, whose legate he was and whose claims Scotland supported.
Carstares, principal of the University of Edinburgh, and Samuel Rutherford.
Andrews' University Calendar (1910-11); ANDERSON, The University of St. Andrews, a Historical Sketch (1878); RASHDALL, Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages (Oxford, 1895), 295; COOPER, Dict.
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 Records of the University of St. Andrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The constitution of the University was modelled on that of Orleans and other French universities in which the dominance of the teaching masters was modified by the authority of the Bishop-Chancellor and by the participation of all members of the academic society in the election of its administrative head, the Rector.
The dominance of the University Court in the academic constitution was further emphasised by the Universities (Scotland) Act of 1889 and ordinances of the Commissioners appointed under that Act.
The College of St Leonard was reconstituted at St Andrews in 1974 to care for the interests of all postgraduate workers in the University.
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 External Relations - History of the University
The founding of the University of St Andrews is rooted in the turbulent fortunes of the Catholic Church at the time of the schism which led to the establishment of a rival Pope at Avignon.
St Andrews has a tradition of academic families in which third or fourth year students 'adopt' first years in the early weeks of the Martinmas (autumn) semester.
St Andrews was the first of the Scottish universities to appoint its own Principal after the Education (Scotland) Act of 1981 when the Crown relinquished its power of appointing the Principal in favour of the University Court.
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 University of St Andrews, St Andrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
University of St Andrews in Scotland offers a high standard of inexpensive accommodation, which is equivalent to that of a three star hotel.
University of St Andrews is less than half a mile from the town centre and the station at Leuchars is just a short bus or taxi ride away.
University of St Andrews is the perfect place from which to explore this attractive town and the surrounding area.
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 University of St Andrews - AskTheBrain.com
Students at the University of St Andrews and registered unemployed persons shall be entitled to membership at a reduced rate, this rate to be determined by the Committee.
University of St Andrews, Scotland The use of variadic genericity within schema definitions increases the generality of database that may be captured by a single specification.
St Andrews boasts some of the most well known golf courses in the world and is home to St Andrews University, the oldest University in Scotland.
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 Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University : IFSA-Butler Programs : Scotland : University of St. Andrews
Set in the lovely, hilly town of St. Andrews, this university of 6,000 is particularly welcoming to American students.
The university is well integrated into the city, which makes it easy to really experience the Scottish way of life and get to know local students.
Andrews is a great location for outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, and, it goes without saying, the world’s best golf.
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 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Higher | University of St Andrews
Applications to St Andrews have risen for the past three years and the trend looks set to continue - Ucas statistics as of February 2006 show undergraduate applications up by more than 11%.
St Andrews is a university town and the university is fully integrated within the local community.
Scotland's oldest university has a relatively high proportion of students from independent schools but, as at Oxbridge, its projected drop-out rate is very low, at 2.4%.
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 University of St Andrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
St Andrews is a bustling 'student town' with famous golf courses and beaches, set on the beautiful Fife coast surrounded by open countryside.
The University of St Andrews, Scotland's first university (founded 1411) and the third oldest in the UK, has grown and developed with the town of St Andrews.
The University has recently been voted by the Sunday Times University Guide as UK University of the Year for its excellent academic record in both teaching and research.
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 University of St Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Act 2002
The 1966 Act reconstituted the ancient Universities of Scotland and separated Queen's College in Dundee from the University of St. Andrews to form the University of Dundee.
The University could no longer offer medical degrees as there was no teaching hospital in the St. Andrews area and the clinical part of the medical degree offered at the University was moved to the new University of Dundee.
The Act allows the University to award medical postgraduate degrees such as that of Medicinae Doctor (MD) which is a postgraduate research degree available at other universities to those already qualified as medical practitioners.
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 University of St Andrews School of Chemistry
Chemistry research at St Andrews and Edinburgh has combined to form EaStCHEM, which is a world-class research grouping based at both St Andrews and Edinburgh, demonstrating our commitment to excellence in research.
EaStCHEM, the joint chemistry research school of the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews, has recently been awarded substantial funding by Cancer Research UK to establish a cancer medicinal chemistry training centre.
The St Andrews chemists have synthesised a new isotopically labelled version of two of the most active glucosinolates, glucoraphanin and gluconasturtiin, to allow them to look for metabolites and identify potential new biomarkers of glucosinolate exposure.
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 Overview of University of St Andrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Thus St Andrews University is the oldest in Scotland.
It was quickly recognised as one of the leading universities of Europe and by the late Middle Ages had three endowed colleges: St Salvator's (North Street) founded in 1450, St Mary's (South Street) founded in 1537, and St Leonard's (now united with St Salvator's; its chapel is off The Pends) founded in 1512.
St Andrews was the first university to enrol women (1862), the first to have a students union and the first to have a marine laboratory (1882).
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 School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews
The University of St. Andrews was founded in 1411 and is the oldest in Scotland.
In 1972 St. Leonard's College was re-established as a postgraduate college and now all postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows are automatically members.
Nobel prize winners Sir Robert Robinson and Sir Norman Howarth spent some of their most important years at St. Andrews and, recently, four named prizes of the Royal Society of Chemistry were awarded to current members of the School as well as the ICI Research Award for contributions to Organic Chemistry.
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 the Mitre – About the Quality Student Newspaper at the University of St Andrews
Our aim is to publish a quality newspaper for the members and friends of the University of St Andrews, and furthermore that this publication be informed by traditional thought and loyalty to the Crown.
During this time St Andrews was the cultural, ecclesiastical, and sometimes even political capital of the nation.
The Archbishop of St Andrews, currently based in Edinburgh, wears a mitre as a symbol of his authority.
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 University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Act 2002
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to permit the University of St. Andrews to grant postgraduate research degrees in medicine to qualified medical practitioners.
(1) The University of St. Andrews may hold examinations and award degrees for research in medicine by persons to whom this section applies, notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 17 of Schedule 6 to the Universities (Scotland) Act 1966 (c.13) (abolition of qualifying examinations and degrees in medicine etc. in the University of St. Andrews).
This Act may be cited as the University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Act 2002.
www.scotland-legislation.hmso.gov.uk /legislation/scotland/acts2002/20020015.htm   (516 words)

 the Mitre – the Quality Student Newspaper at the University of St Andrews
The terrorists have shown that anything remotely connected with the University is now a target by orchestrating the burning of Hertford College's boathouse on July 4, 2005, causing damaged in excess of half a million pounds.
ST ANDREWS has the highest rate for retaining students in Scotland, according to a study by the Higher Education Statistics Agency, but is one of the least cost-effective for students according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's 2005 Student Living Index.
The University claims that the new building, designed by Reiach and Hall Architects of Edinburgh, has been “designed with the historic setting in mind” but some critics have complained that it more complements the bland brutalist library than the series of Scots Flemish Revival buildings which will be its neighbours on the Scores.
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 Scholarship Grant University Of St Andrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Its purpose is to enable a student at the University of St.
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University of St Andrews Receives ?????????60K Grant from BOC to Develop Fuel Cell Technology
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 University of St. Andrews
John Burnet was Professor of Greek in the university from 1892 to 1926.
Situated on the main A91 road into St Andrews, John Burnet Hall is a quarter of a mile from the town centre, the golf courses and the sea.
The meeting facilities in the heart of the ancient university are a short walk along North Street.
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 University of St Andrews
There are a number of opportunities for St Andrews students to spend a period of study at a University in Europe or North America.
Application should be made by sending a copy of the applicant's FAFSA form, together with a letter containing details of the St Andrews course(s) applied for and the UWC College currently being attended, to the Scholarship Support Office, St Katharine's West, The Scores, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK, KY16 9AX.
The Illinois Saint Andrew Society is pleased to sponsor this scholarship program which honors the late R. Harper Brown: Society governor, 1996 Clansman of the Year, co-chair of the Kith & Kin Campaign and former chairman of the development committee.
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 St Andrews - The University of St Andrews - 12 August 2004
St Andrews - The University of St Andrews - 12 August 2004
The University of St Andrews, Scotland’s First University, provides a world class education for its students and a unique opportunity to study in this beautiful and historical setting, as well as at one of the best-equipped and most prestigious universities in the country.
St Andrews is ideal for international students; at least one quarter of our student population come from outside the UK.
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