In the second part of our special series looking at the impact of child poverty in Courier Country, Michael Alexander investigates the scale of the problem in Fife and visits Glenrothes where high child poverty levels are in stark contrast to the utopian vision of the ‘new town’ created 70 years ago.
St Andrews University
A brand new £50 million replacement for Madras College has moved tantalisingly within sight after a formal planning application was lodged by Fife Council.
A Fife secondary school head teacher has spoken of the “huge” problem of child poverty and described it as the “number one barrier” to raising attainment in schools.
Life as a woman in academia is a rollercoaster, full of twists and turns and opposition.
A major milestone in multi-million plans to relocate hundreds of university staff members from St Andrews to Guardbridge has been passed.
Students face weeks of disruption after lecturers voted to walk out over changes to their pensions.
A new mobile phone app is being developed to help combat Fife's shocking smoking death toll.
St Andrews University has been accused of “putting lipstick on the pig” in a long-running dispute over unsightly aluminium ducting on its student union building.
Why religion rather than UK identity has been a ‘greater influence’ on Scottish literature and culture over 300 years
St Andrews University Wardlaw Professor of Modern History Colin Kidd tells Michael Alexander why religion rather than UK identity has been the major influence on Scottish literature over the past 300 years.
Two universities in Courier Country are among those that could be affected by strike action.