University of St Andrews


School of Medicine handbook for staff & students

Policies, procedures and guidance

This handbook is a repository of the School of Medicine’s strategies, procedures, guidance and information. You can search for a particular document in a post using the bar below or browse by the categories listed.

As some documents are held in MedInternal, staff and students should log in first to ensure all information is readily available. Content for visitors requires no log in.

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Information on applying to and entering Medicine, allocation and progression, and relevant policies and procedures.

BSc & ScotGEM assessment policy, submission of coursework, exams, OSCE, penalities, feedback and appeals.

Information relating to the building and facilities, including fault reporting, floor plans and useful guidance for visitors. Policies and information on all aspects of safety and security.

Information and policies about the School’s emergency response relating to unforeseen events, covid measures and business continuity policy mapping.

All money-related posts including expenses, procurement, awards, costs, endowment and bursaries.

Information and guidance related to the School’s IT and teaching facilities. Also, where to find IT policies as well as guidance on security and general use.

Information for PGR students and staff for the PGR student journey from recruitment and application through to graduation.

Coming soon

Information for researchers including ethics, funding, publications, research passports, visitors etc.

Organisation and structure of the school, committee appointments and corporate identity. .

Course booklet, management of courses, visitor information.

Staff structure and personnel policies, copiable email list, recruitment, appointments, EDI and anything staff -related. 

Student admin, advice and support. References, forms, health and welfare help.

ScotGEM and BSc Medicine student journeys from orientation weeks to transfer and placements. Information and links on professionalism, FtP, communication and project opportunities.

Teaching methods and support. Quality management framework, curriculum delivery and student management policies. 

Course content or timetable information

Are you a current student or staff member looking for course content or timetable information? If so please visit Galen. ScotGEM students should visit Solas.