School of Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematical Institute
North Haugh
St Andrews
KY16 9SS
Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3744
The Observatory 
Buchanan Gardens
St Andrews
KY16 9LW
Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 1842

General enquiries

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 3744

Find the School

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is split across two sites - the Mathematics Institute on the North Haugh and the Scott Lang Building at the Observatory. The majority of statistics staff and research students can be found at the Observatory which is a 10 to 15-minute walk from the North Haugh.

The Mathematics Institute and Observatory buildings can also be found on the University map.

For directions on how to get to St Andrews, take a look at the getting to St Andrews page.

Further contacts

You can find individual profiles of all staff and key roles within the School on the people pages.

Prospective students

Prospective students should contact Admissions for any questions related to applying to St Andrews. 

Prospective undergraduate students with questions about this subject can contact the School by emailing or by phoning +44 (0)1334 46 3708.

Postgraduate students with questions about any of the MSc programmes can contact the School by emailing

Prospective PhD students can contact the School by emailing