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Preview: DRA Ball

DRA ball is back, prepare yourself for a Midsummer Night’s Dream

Review: As you like it

Suzanna certainly likes “As you like it”

Preview: St Andrews Celebration Weekend

The biggest weekend of the year for St Andrews is on its way

Review: SAASUM

Tyler gets creative with SAASUM


What happened?!

Review: Welly Ball

The Stand gets utterly wellied

Review: White Tie Reeling Ball

Reeling Ball is “reel-y” fantastic!


And the winners are…..!

Review: House of Horror

Tyler is is impressed with the syringe shots, but is left baying for (more) blood.

Preview: Nobel Ball

What to expect from this year’s Nobel Ball. Prepare to party, Scando Style!

Preview: Welly Ball

The Stand goes behind the scenes to talk to the Welly Ball Committee

STAND GIVE AWAY!! Welly Ball After Party Tickets

*WELLY BALL AFTER PARTY TICKET GIVE AWAY* Share me to be in with a chance to win!

Review: Bongo Ball

Miranda loves the bongo enthusiasm, yet not a fan of power shortages

Preview: St Andrews Ball

St Andrews Day Ball – surprises galore!

Review: Bindi

Teresa gets her dancing shoes on at Bindi!

Review: “In the Wake of Neil Gunn”

Nicholas checks out the opening event at the brand new Byre Theatre

Review: Wine and Cheese Society and the St Andrews Africa Summit(SAASUM)

Changing perceptions of Africa at the Cottage Kitchen.

Get thee to a play!

In defence of student theatre

Review: Backbone

Great theatre came hand-in-hand with the soaring profile of a great cause.

Preview: House of Horror

Get your freak on (freaky that is)

Review: Secret Garden Party

Lumsden’s great idea is a little too chilly for Tyler. (Top marks otherwise!)

Review: Sir David Edward QC Lecture

Teresa gets her politics hat on and listens to Sir David Edward QC

Save the Date: Get to Know The What, When and Where?

Fill up your diary with The Stand’s Pick of what’s hot

Review: Fresh Sesh

SAS gets back in action


CROSSWALK doesn’t exactly impress, but a great time was still to be had

Review: Wine & Cheese

Goodbye to the plonk, hello to some serious Wine knowledge

Preview: Opening Ball

Get set for the first ball of the year

Review: Starfields

Stafields succeeds once again

Review: Hot Dub Time Machine

The best Freshers’ event ever?

Review: Independence Debate

The Big Question


We hear drums…

Review: Jon Richardson

Read Carla’s review of funny man, Richardson’s performance at The Union

Review: Clan Warfare

Battle of the Halls has commenced!

Review: Welcome to the Bubble

The bubble’s back!

Save the Date – Freshers Week Special

Seven big days. Here’s what’s going on. Make the most of it!

Around the World in 80 Raves

The Stand’s UK 2014 Summer Roundup

An Interview with the King of Events: Leon O’Rourke

Meet the man behind your night to remember!

Review: May Ball

May Ball – Top Marks as Always

Review: Love is Music

If music be the food of love…

Review: North Haugh Ball

North Haugh Ball: A classy event and one to remember.

Review: Young European Movements Debate

Euro vs. Non Euro, let’s go!

Review: Fem-ALE Intro to Beer Styles

The femALES nailed it.

Review: TEDx

TEDx 2014: Power of Play

Review: Itchy Feet Round Two

It’s all rock and roll to me

Review: A Cappella Championships

A Cappella Champs: A night to remember

Review: Golf Ball

Golf Ball on Par

Save the Date: Part 2

There’s always something to do in the Bubble.

Review: Rugby 7s After Party

Rugby 7s: meat market or Sinners x 7?

Review: Under Canvas

The Stand got ünder.

Review: Big Top Ball

Big Top, it’s “In-tents”!

Save the Date: Part 1

Where to go, what to do. The Stand gives you the definitive guide of where to party.

Review: Sallies Hall Ball

The Low Down on Sallies Hall Ball

Review: John Burnet Hall Ball

The Battle of the Balls commences

Review: McIntosh Hall Ball

McIntosh Hall Ball hits the sweet spot

Review: On The Rocks – Zombie Apocalypse

Apocalypse from the Zombie’s perspective!


Some Girls are just Born with Glitter in their Veins.


DONT WALK – but bring a coat…and a scarf…and gloves.

Review: Bindi Sitara* Launch

Bindi sets the bar high for Sitara*

Review: Bute Ball

Bute up for Bute Ball.

Review: FS – The Show

Less Zoolander, much more Anna Wintour.

Review: FS – The After-Party

STOP START – Started, stopped, and started again.

Review: Fine Food Fayre

Fine Food Fayre cuts the mustard.

Review: Catwalk

Catwalk: St Andrews’ most underrated fashion show?

Review: Studio 54

We get the low down on GIG’s Studio 54.

The Stand’s Save the Date

You want to party, huh?

Union Bar redevelopment hits close to home

The Union Bar will close for next semester on December 20th.

Review: St Andrews’ Gin and Juniper Appreciation Society

Drink up…

Review: Christmas Ball

Christmas Ball beautifully rounded out the busiest weekend on the St Andrews social calendar.

Review: Nobel Ball

The Scandinavian Society presents Nobel Ball.

Review: DONT WALK Launch Party

DONT WALK gets the once over.

Review: Final Sinners

The last Sinners of the year.

Review: “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody”

Crazy in love with the Gatsby Party.

5 ways to cook eggs

It’s an Eggs-travaganza!

Judging Halloween costumes

Why it’s okay to channel our inner Regina George.

Review: The Foreign Affairs Society’s Ambassadors Ball

Sierra takes us through the glamour of Ambassador’s Ball.

St Andrews to honour class acts

The bittersweetness of graduation

Queen’s Gardens: Fit for no Queen

Student run businesses: Mo money mo problems

The KK present: May Ballin’ with Mylo

Pick a pet, any pet

Margaret Thatcher passes away at age 87

New initiative seeks to widen access in St Andrews

TEDx speakers are comin’ to town

Just kinky, or downright “femme fatale”?

Jamie Ross: Will he be defeated?

St Andrews says “yes” to conflict-free minerals


Tesco’s plastic is wrapping up: No more bags

New golf course comes to a “tee”

Butler’s is wrappin’ up

A bangin’ new app

Review: The Vic’s on Fire

Edinburgh students nominate Beyonce for Chancellor

St Andrews’ (first) royal baby on the way

A Karl on campus

Union bar sweeps the awards!