University of The West of Scotland
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|Student population||Medium (1,001 to 10,000)|
The University of St Andrews has libraries, student housing, teaching facilities, and other buildings spread across the town of St Andrews. It has two major sites within the town: the United College and the St Mary's College.
The United College on North Street functions as a teaching space and venue for student events, is the home to the Department of Social Anthropology, Department of Film Studies, School of Modern Languages and some other departments. The library has more than 750,000 books, and is one of the largest university library collections in Scotland.
The St Mary's College on South Street is the base the Schools of Divinity, Psychology and Neuroscience, features the King James Library and the Bell Pettigrew Museum which houses natural history collections.
The University of St Andrews is situated in the small town of St Andrews in rural Fife. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, approximately 50 miles away. Airlink buses operate every 15-30 minutes to Haymarket and Waverley rail stations from the airport.
Our residences range from beautiful stone-built listed buildings full of original period features, to stylish new apartments, built to high environmental and sustainability standards. Importantly, all of our accommodation adheres to government licensing requirements so you can be certain that we always meet a rigorous standard of accommodation maintenance and health and safety criteria.
A range of catered and self-catered accommodation is available, with a choice of standard rooms with shared bathroom facilities or ensuite. Ensuite rooms include a toilet, sink and shower attached to the room for the sole use of the occupants.