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University of St Andrews, St. Andrews
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St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world, founded in 1413. Over six centuries it has established a reputation as one of Europe's leading and most distinctive centres for teaching and research.

Founded in the fifteenth century, St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world.

Teaching began in the community of St Andrews in 1410 and the University was formally constituted by the issue of Papal Bull in 1413.

The University is now one of Europe's most research intensive seats of learning - over a quarter of its turnover comes from research grants and contracts. It is one of the top rated universities in Europe for research, teaching quality and student satisfaction and is consistently ranked among the UK's top five in leading independent league tables produced by The Times, The Guardian and the Sunday Times.
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  • ... for academic institutions in the UK. It is placed much value on tradition and style which in itself already positively true one. Whether from academic point of view, this school is the right choice is a different matter.
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  • A truly comprehensive visit with friendly, knowledgeable students. We felt very welcome by everyone we came in contact with. A beautiful town and university steeped in history. 
  • A beautiful quadrangle with the oldest buildings in St Andrews University and some students offered a bit of history to go with it. 
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  • Went to this place as part of Eastern Scotland Tour. Nice Uni town with plenty of history. Of course, the famous St Andrews golf course is not far from the town.
  • Excellent education on the whole, insanely many international students, a lot of very smart people. As with all universities there are quirks within the university system, especially given the increase in student numbers in some subjects. One major downside to studying so far north, however, is the lack of sun light throughout the winter.
  • What a charming place to go to University. What an amazing town to live and work, and study.
  • Great looking building. Why i speak of building and not lectures like others is bcz i never studied here but was happy to take a trip.
  • First class university, very friendly