International students at University of St Andrews

St Andrews University, founded in the 15th century, is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. It is known for its international diversity, with students from over 130 countries and applications received from 179 countries. Students have the opportunity to participate in study abroad programs in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, and the USA.

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International Student Insurance

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Embark on an exciting journey of cultural exchange and friendship by engaging with the diverse societies and clubs offered by the University of St Andrews Student Association at St Mary's Place, St Andrews KY16 9UZ. These student-led organizations cover a wide range of interests and cultural backgrounds, providing opportunities to connect with fellow students who share your passion for music, sports, or the preservation of cultural heritage. Within this inclusive community, you can build lasting connections and forge lifelong friendships while pursuing your interests.

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The Student Immigration Service is your go-to resource for any questions or concerns related to immigration, visa extensions, and adapting to life in the UK. They offer guidance, workshops, and connections with fellow international students who are navigating similar experiences. Visit their office to receive advice and access valuable resources tailored to your needs.

How can I connect with fellow international students?

At the University of St Andrews, there is a rich selection of clubs and societies available, catering to a variety of interests. Engaging in a club or society that aligns with your interests is a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded students from both local and international backgrounds. For more information on these groups, you can explore the university's website or inquire about them during orientation.

Do I need health insurance as an international student at the University of St Andrews?

Having comprehensive health insurance coverage is essential for international students at the University of St Andrews. It is recommended to obtain insurance that includes coverage for medical expenses, emergency evacuation, and repatriation. Insurance providers such as AXA, Allianz, and Bupa offer suitable options specifically tailored for international students.

How can I connect with Student Ambassadors?

International Student Ambassadors are available to answer your questions and share their experiences. You can contact them via email