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I have a Visa!

I can finally get excited and let the full extent of moving to Scotland sink in. My Visa application was approved! I have had many excitements throughout this process but I haven’t allowed myself to enjoy it. 167 more words

Chris Harris


Ever since I made a firm decision to go to the University of St. Andrews I have had several people make comments about eating haggis. Before my decision was made, I had never heard of haggis before. 275 more words

Chris Harris

Dressed to Impress: Here Come the Girls!

The story behind the type of academic dress I’m going to look at in this final blog about our costume collection dates back to the 1800s, and a time when only men were admitted to universities. 486 more words

Top 5 Places to Visit: #4 Rosslyn Chapel

Be prepared for a small history lesson with this one!

For anyone that knows me – they know that I am a fan of anything steeped in history and controversy. 313 more words

Chris Harris

Top 5 Places to Visit: #5 St. Rule's Tower

I love history and old buildings – I will be lucky enough to spend a year in the UK where I will have access to so many different castles and other historic places. 102 more words

Chris Harris

Found a place to live!

(48 days until I leave!)

I have finally secured a place to live! After being told there was no accommodation available, and then being placed on a waiting list, the Uni offered me a single ensuite in the Dean’s Court residence hall. 194 more words

Chris Harris

St Andrew’s to vote on joining 1960s

The people of St Andrew’s are to organise a vote on whether or not the town should move forward to the 1960s.

Backers of the move say it’s about time St Andrew’s attempted to embrace sexual and racial equality. 214 more words