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An international team of researchers has found that Africa’s birds of prey are facing an extinction crisis.

Three St Andrews academics have been recognised in the King’s New Year Honours List 2023 for services to education, mathematics and literature.

St Andrews has become the first university in the UK to receive the EmilyTest Gender-Based Violence Charter Award.

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Top UK University second year running

The University of St Andrews is the top university in the UK for the second year, according to The Guardian University Guide 2024.

St Andrews tops Times rankings

University of St Andrews is the number one university in the UK, according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Positively top of the class

Students at St Andrews are more positive about their education than those at any other mainstream university in the UK, according to the results of the National Student Survey 2023.