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.


Funded PhD Research Studentships: Closing Date 15th December
A reminder that the closing date for applications is near. The School has funding for students to undertake PhD research in any of the general researc [...]
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 [...]
Laidlaw Undergraduate Internship Programme
This week, the University is launching an exciting new internship programme, ‘The Laidlaw Undergraduate Internship Programme in Research and Leaders [...]
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 [...]
Movember: Tash on a Stick Cookies
Delicious and for a great cause. Brynja and Rosa visited Computer Science to raise money for Movember. They have raised approximately £1,000 so far, [...]
Fun and Fireworks
Some stunning pictures of the North Haugh and recent Guy Fawkes Night fireworks at the East Sands. Images courtesy of MSc student Xu Zhu.

Ongoing and future events

Graduation Reception: Monday 1st December  next week 
1st Dec 2014 at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm (in Cole Coffee Area) The School will be holding a Graduation Reception in the Jack Cole Building on Monday 1st December 2014 from 11:00am to 14:00pm. We look forward to ce [...]

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