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University of St Andrews

St Andrews KY16 9AJ, Scotland
+44 1334 476161
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If you're interested in studying in the UK, you must visit. Very warm people, rigorous studies but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stuart S
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New York City, New York
Many beautiful university buildings in a characterful town

The many university buildiings sit cheek by jowl with others of note in the streetscape. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn B
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Founded in 1411, this university forms the centre of town.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue plaques” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're interested in studying in the UK, you must visit. Very warm people, rigorous studies but all the students just love being here!

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The many university buildiings sit cheek by jowl with others of note in the streetscape. The architecture ranges from the medieval to 20th century, the more modern being on the outskirts of town. The university museum on North Street is good.

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very large campus and is spread throughout the area of the bay. I liked the story of Kate and William meeting here as they were students attending the college. Many places to meander through and admire. I have to say it's not as impressive as...More

Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saint Andrews combines the beauty of Monterey, California with the fascinating history of a medieval town. Oxford surely has more impressive buildings, and more of them, but when you add the lovely seaside and the history of golf it is a magical combination.

Thank 12365Steve
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The university is spread throughout the city, but the main square and campus are historic and beautiful. They are only blocks up from The Links and worth the walk either way. Take the time to read some of the history prior to your visit.

Thank john h
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The University of St Andrews is a beautiful old university. The students we met were all very helpful and engaging, as was the staff. Very impressive!

1  Thank Lagavulin704
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

There are a number of sites for the University of St. Andrews in this ancient city but perhaps none more historic than the old quadrangle in North Street dating from 1423 with its medieval chapel on the south side, access to gardens opposite and with...More

3  Thank futtock21
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is a college for the ultra rich. The buildings are cool looking and the location is right off the water. The area around the college is very nice as well. And there is a lot of history with famous people having attended this school....More

2  Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We toured several At. Andrews University buildings and we particularly enjoyed seeing the Quadrangle and learning here, and elsewhere in the city, about past scholrs whose discoveries made so much impact on our lives.

1  Thank iainatsea
Reviewed 10 August 2017

After picking up something for lunch we wandered down past the university building and noticed there was plenty of people sitting on the lawns within the University grounds. We stopped off here to eat our lunch as the weather was so nice. Bit of a...More

2  Thank Scots_On_The_Tour
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