Alumni Profile: Charlotte Goodhew

Charlotte Goodhew Collections & Programmes Manager, MCC Museum, Library & Archive, Lord’s Trustee, Museum of Wimbledon MLitt, 2004-2005 Following my degree in art history and various curatorial internships, I was very focused on becoming a museum professional. Staying for a second degree at St Andrews was an easy decision because the university and department is … Read more

Alumni Profile: Sarah Hilliam

Sarah Hilliam Deputy Director of Development, Royal Academy of Arts Part time MLitt, 2014-2016 At first, I applied to the MLitt partly as ‘unfinished business’. I’d regretted not taking on the full-time course immediately after graduating from my MA in Art History at St Andrews back in 2008 and so jumped at the opportunity to … Read more

Alumni Profile: Ioannis Ioannou

Ioannis Ioannou Arts Marketing, PR, Brand and Creative Place Making Consultant MLitt, 2002 – 2003 I always look back very fondly of my time at St. Andrews University, the course and the life friendships I was fortunate to make during my time there. The course cemented the professional direction I wanted to take in the … Read more

Alumni Profile: Fiona McDougall

Fiona McDougall Exhibitions Manager & Art Curator, Scottish Parliament’s Events and Exhibitions Team PGDip, 1999-2000 I arrived at St. Andrews University in 1994, a seventeen-year-old from Greenock with a love of drawing, reading and visiting my local museum. As an undergrad, I had some passionate and knowledgeable lecturers who introduced me to the work of … Read more

Alumni Profile: Matthew Jarron

Matthew Jarron Curator, University of Dundee Museum Services PG Dip, 1996-97 After studying Archaeology at the University of York I came to the conclusion that I didn’t much fancy being an archaeologist – too many cold, wet field trips around Yorkshire to do surveying exercises on too many cold, wet fields. A part-time job at … Read more

Alumni Profile: Hilary Burwell

Hilary Burwell Art Collection Manager, RBS MLitt Part-time 2005-7 After completing an MA(Hons) in Art History I was working but wanted to undertake a postgraduate degree. The University of St Andrews part-time course was particularly well suited to me, and to many of my course contemporaries, in that it meant I didn’t have to step … Read more

Annual Lecture: 17 Feb 2020, 6pm

Museums, Galleries, Collections and Heritage Institute (MGCHI) Annual Lecture Monday 17th February 2020, 18:00, School 3. David Anderson, Director General, Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales  “The challenges of cultural democracy: St Fagans National Museum of History” David Anderson was appointed to Amgueddfa Cymru as Director General in 2010. Prior to that he was Director of Learning … Read more

Invited Lecture: Jane Milosch

Jane Milosch, Director, Smithsonian Provenance Research Exchange Program (PREP) Provenance Research and Museums: Prioritizing Stewardship Over Ownership. Let’s Get Creative. Monday 7 October, 5.15pm, University of St Andrews (School V) Provenance research is an integral museum practice that documents a chain of ownership—ideally unbroken—from the creation of an object to the present. Since the end … Read more

Alumni Profile: Sandra Vacca

Sandra Vacca Manager & Curator – DOMiD’s Virtual Migration Museum MLitt 2007-8 After graduating in 2008, I took on the position of curator at the St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum for a year, where I got the chance to work closely with passionate volunteers and trustees. I then moved to Cologne (Germany), where I started … Read more