The University of St Andrews has been accused of prejudice against college students by a top government adviser.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney hailed the “magnificent” educational surroundings at the official launch of Levenmouth Learning Campus.
Hopes that proposals for more than 1,400 homes in Cupar would finally be shelved have been dashed.
A mixed reaction is anticipated from communities across Fife to modifications to the region's local development plan.
A St Andrews professor who designed the nano-memories for a £100 million industry revealed he earns zero royalties.