Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

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Welcome to the School of Computer Science

  • Jack Cole Building.
  • CS students after graduation.
  • Server.
  • Jack Cole student lab.
  • Philip Lee lab - Honours lab
  • John Honey teaching lab
  • Jack Cole student lab

The School of Computer Science is a centre of excellence for computer science teaching and research, with staff and students from Scotland and all parts of the world. It is a member of SICSA - The Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance.

We offer BSc, MSci, MSc, MPhil and PhD degree programmes, and are active in research in the fundamentals of computer science, networking and distributed systems, artificial intelligence, human computer interaction, and software systems engineering.

If you are thinking about studying at St Andrews, you are very welcome to come and visit us to see for yourself. There are visiting days on Wednesdays throughout the year.


Research Evaluation Framework 2014
The results of the UK Research Evaluation Framework 2014 were released publicly today. The School of Computer Science was rated 14th in the UK (and [...]
FatFonts and a World Population Map
Looking for an unusual Christmas gift? Look no further, the first ever FatFonts World Population Map is now available in the Axis Maps store. All proc [...]
Laidlaw Undergraduate Internship Programme
This week, the University is launching an exciting new internship programme, ‘The Laidlaw Undergraduate Internship Programme in Research and Leaders [...]
Graduation December 2014
Congratulations to the Masters Class of 2014, and PhD students Dr Lakshitha De Silva and Dr Iain Parris who graduated today. The School also celebrate [...]
Distinguished Lecture Series 2014: Luca Cardelli
The 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series took place on Tuesday in Lower College Hall. This year’s speaker Prof Luca Cardelli of Microsoft Research [...]
PhD Viva Success
Congratulations to Dr Lei Fang, who passed his PhD viva yesterday. He is pictured below with Supervisor Professor Simon Dobson, External Examiner Dr I [...]
Christianne Fahey: Debut Cap for Scotland
Congratulations to undergraduate student Christianne Fahey who made her rugby debut for Scotland in L’Aquila at the weekend. Scotland Women took [...]

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