About the City
St Andrews, with buildings and city walls dating back to Medieval times, is situated on a sheltered bay commanding splendid views of the Angus coast and hills. On average, one in three people in St Andrews has something to do with the University. Because of this, local and university events blend to offer a rich cultural and social life for all. Regarded as one of the most prestigious universities in the UK, the University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world.