[PAST EVENT] W&M Faculty Led Study Abroad Program to St Andrews

May 25, 2024 - June 22, 2024
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St Andrews

The University of St Andrews, founded in 1413, is Scotland's oldest university and the third oldest university in the English-speaking world. The university has over 8,900 students, with 45% of the student body coming from outside the UK. The university boasts 18 academic schools and learning centers and is consistently ranked among the best universities in the UK and internationally. The university is known for their unique, ancient traditions, and academic garb. There is an active student association, over 140 student societies, and the well-known “Union Debating Society,” which hosts weekly debates and is open to all matriculated students.

St Andrews is is a small town situated on Scotland’s picturesque east coast. The campus lies in the heart of the town, mingling with shops, offices, and houses. Distant hills and the sea are seldom out of view when at St Andrews. When the university is in session, the students make up approximately one third of the town’s population. Nearby attractions include St Andrews Castle; the Old Course, a world famous golf course; and the many local beaches. St Andrews is 10 miles from Dundee and 30 miles from Edinburgh, which are both accessible by bus and train and are accessible connections for more distant travel.

Course Information:

Students will receive 6 credits through the St Andrews program. Course subject areas include history, geography, and/or Environmental Science. The local St Andrews course will focus on geography and sustainable development. 

Sponsored by: Reves Center for International Studies


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