Computer Science @ University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews crest

Welcome to the School of Computer Science

  • Academics in robes with Vint Cerf
  • The Jack Cole building
  • First year lecture
  • MSc students in the lab
  • MSc students in the lab
  • Undergraduate tutorial
  • Blue sky thinking
  • MSc students enjoying a sunny day
  • MSc students at the summer BBQ
  • First year students in a lab-based excersise class
  • MSc students in the snow after November graduation
  • MSc students after graduation
  • Undergraduate students after summer graduation

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. Our Alumni can be found across the world in industry and academia.

We offer BSc, MSci, MSc, MPhil, PhD, and EngD 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. If you are one of our Alumni please visit our Alumni site for alumni stories and more.

The School endorses the Athena SWAN charter and is actively working towards recognition.

News

Computer Science: June Graduation Reception 2016
Congratulations to our Senior Honours Class of 2016, and our PhD students Dr Jan de Muijnck-Hughes, Dr Christopher Davies, Dr Jakub Dostal, Dr Marc We [...]
Teaching Fellows in Computer Science
Applications are invited for 2 Teaching Fellowships in the School of Computer Science. In the first instance, at least, these are fixed-term positions [...]
Fixed term Lectureships in Computer Science
We seek applications for 2 lectureships in Computer Science. We welcome applications from excellent researchers who have a strong research background [...]
SACHI contributes to Google’s Project Soli
The SACHI group’s contribution to Project Soli was selected and featured in the official alpha developer video released by Google’s Advanc [...]
Teaching Rewards: Shyam Reyal
Congratulations to Shyam who featured as Instructor of the month with CodeFirst Girls and was nominated for a teaching award by undergraduate computer [...]
Summer arrives in the CS Garden
Summer has arrived in the CS garden as work begins growing “rabbit tolerant” spuds, carrots and onions as well as salad ingredients, in preparatio [...]
PhD Poster Session 2016
Students and staff are pictured at the yearly PhD poster session, held last week. The dynamic session offers a perfect opportunity for supervisors and [...]

Ongoing and future events

Sutton Trust Summer School @ Computer Science  ongoing 
Summer School: 27th Jun 2016 at 9:00 am to 1st Jul 2016 at 10:30 am (in Cole 0.35 - Jack Cole CS Stude [...]) The School of Computer Science runs daily sessions as part of the Sutton Trust summer school. The sessions are aimed at giving school pupils an insigh [...]
International Summer Programme @ Computer Science  ongoing 
Summer School: 27th Jun 2016 at 2:00 pm to 1st Jul 2016 at 4:30 pm (in Various) High school pupils from across the world are given a taste of what studying computer science at a Scottish university involves. Pupils attend lectures [...]
International Summer Programme @ Computer Science
Summer School: 25th Jul 2016 at 9:00 am to 26th Jul 2016 at 4:30 pm (in Various) High school pupils from across the world are given a taste of what studying computer science at a Scottish university involves. Pupils attend lectures [...]
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 28th Sep 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.
Undergraduate visiting day
Visiting Day: 5th Oct 2016 at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Prospective undergraduates are welcomed to the School of Computer Science for an undergraduate visiting day.