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Only a third of successful university applicants from Scotland

Scottish school leavers might be missing out on places at St Andrews University, with around only one third of successful applicants coming from Scotland.

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Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Undergraduate application deadline is looming

Students planning to start an undergraduate course at university or college this autumn have until 6pm on Sunday, January 15, to submit their UCAS application.

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Fife Cultural Trust say the reduction reflects changes in readership

Papers axed at Fife libraries

Libraries in Fife are to drastically cut back the number of newspapers they stock each day, reducing to just a single daily paper and one weekly.

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An artist's impression of the new Wade Academy

New Waid Academy campus nears completion

Work on the new Waid Academy community campus is nearing completion, as staff and pupils prepare for the move this summer.

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Andrew Melville Hall, St Andrews University.

Work planned for St Andrews halls of residence

The £7 million refurbishment of a landmark St Andrews University halls of residence is expected to begin this year.

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

Have your say on schools

There is one week left for people across Scotland to have their say on how schools should be run, with the Scottish Government’s governance review consultation due to close on January 6, 2017.

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Children from Kennoway PS raised money for various charities.

Kennoway class project raises cash for Levenmouth charities

Students from Kennoway Primary School proved they had what it takes to win The Apprentice - by handing over £500 in profits to local Levenmouth charities.

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Staff and pupils at Milton of Balgonie school give Annice a big send off.

End of an era for the ‘face’ of Milton school

The school bell has rung for the final time on a 29-year career in education for one of the region’s longest serving staff.

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Cllr Thomson wants the plan reversed

‘Don’t restrict foreign students’ - St Andrews councillor

A St Andrews councillor is aiming to reverse a government plan to restrict the number of international students coming into the UK.

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Thornton Primary was a winner at last year's awards - pictured: science teacher Joanne Jarvie and Kyle Macgregor (11)
 Pic by Paul Chappells

Fifers asked to nominate their unsung education hero

The search for Fife’s brightest education stars is underway as nominations open for the Scottish Education Awards 2017.

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Levenmouth Academy

School assault claim dropped

An investigation into a claim of pupil assault at Levenmouth Academy has been dropped.

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Levenmouth Academy

Levenmouth Academy probes assault claim

Two senior members of staff at the new Levenmouth Academy have been suspended over allegations of pupil assault, the Mail understands.

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Fife Cllr Brian Thomson looks happy as he visits the Langlands site in St Andrews where the new Madras College looks set to be built.

All go for Madras at Langlands

The news that Madras College’s new building will be at Langlands has been widely welcomed in and around St Andrews.

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The approximate proposed site at Langlands on the outskirts of St Andrews.

New site for Madras College revealed in surprise council announcement

St Andrews finally looks set to get a new secondary school – at Langlands.

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Professor Sally Mapstone has been installed as Principal of St Andrews University. Picture by John Cairns.

Inclusivity on the agenda at St Andrews

St Andrews University will have its own nursery for staff and students early next year.

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Carleton Nursery staff and youngsters proudly display their Green Flag (picture by George McLuskie)

Nursery youngsters score green flag hat-trick

Ecological enthusiasm and environmental awareness are among the things they are very good at along at Carleton Nursery – so much so that the youngsters from Bighty Road have earned their third Green Eco Flag in six years. The emblem was displayed recently at the nursery after the morning and afternoon pupils, aged 2-5, were rewarded for their efforts in finding out about about recycling and caring for our world.

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UNISON is considering its next move in the dispute over college support staff's pay.

Union considering action in college pay dispute

The union UNISON is condering its next move in a bid to bring to an end a dispute over pay for support staff in Scotland’s colleges.

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A new Madras College campus has been planned for over a decade.

New Madras College: Pipeland site plans scrapped

Plans for a new Madras College building at Pipeland have been dealt a blow after the Scottish Government ruled out the site.

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Methilhill Primary School

Silver sheen to celebrations at Methilhill PS

Methilhill Primary School is approaching the end of a lively week-long cavalcade of festivities to mark its 25th anniversary.

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Special guests and organisers at Monday's 50th anniversary gathering (Stephen Gunn Photography)

Glenrothes buries time capsule and strikes gold

Golden anniversary festivities at Glenrothes High culminated on MOnday with a special ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of its official opening.

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