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St. Andrews town is a seaside town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, 10 miles south-east of Dundee and 30 miles northeast of Edinburgh. It is a town with an oceanic climate with cool winters and warm summers. It has numerous landmarks and historical architectural gems. Furthermore, it houses the University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world and the third-best after Cambridge and Oxford.
The University of St. Andrews manages various institutions, including three colleges and 18 academic schools organized into four faculties. The three colleges are United College, St Mary's College, and St Leonard's College. United College includes the faculties of arts, sciences, and medicine; St Mary's College includes the Faculty of Divinity; and St Leonard's College is responsible for postgraduate studies.
If you are a student living in St. Andrews, you have the chance of a lifetime to visit some of the town's famous attractions like the ruins of St. Andrews Castle. They are historical ruins located on a rocky land overlooking Castle Sands beach. Other town attractions that you can visit include the Tower of Holy Trinity, West Sands Beach, and the top of St Rule's Tower, where you can view the cathedral grounds.
St. Andrews hosts various festivals, including music, arts, and food festivals. Fife Jazz Festival is one of the most famous music festivals. From blues to swing and soul, all types of music are available in this stunning event. StAnza Poetry Festival is an example of the various arts festivals the city holds; it displays the best of poetry in the region and attracts different writers and celebrities. Finally, a famous food festival in St. Andrews is the Crail Food Festival, a festival that aims at showcasing delicious local delicacies.
Since St. Andrews is a small town, transportations in St. Andrews mainly depend on walking and cycling with few bus stations available. There is a Stagecoach bus station near the town's centre to help you reach the other destinations easily.
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