Category: Campus life

5 Reasons to Study in Scotland

Let’s be honest: there’s nowhere on planet earth quite like Scotland. Our little country is warm, welcoming and totally inclusive. With our vibrant cities, historic landmarks and breathtaking scenery, you’re never far from adventure here. That’s just one reason why Scotland was named the most beautiful country in the world by Rough Guides in 2019

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Campus Services over the 2023 Winter Break

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If you’re staying on or near campus during the winter break, we have pulled together this useful list of available services to help you during this time.     The winter break period runs from Friday 22 December 2023 to Tuesday 2 January 2024 inclusive.   Library and IT Information Services will be keeping the library open over

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Support for students over the 2023 Christmas break

Here at Stirling, we do everything we can to ensure our staff and students have access to the support they need — including during the holidays. A lot of us may be travelling away from Stirling during the Christmas period, but there will continue to be a range of support services in operation for those

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Getting to Stirling

You did it! You’ve secured an offer and it’s almost time to join us here at the University of Stirling. We’re so excited to welcome you onto campus…but how do you get here? We have put together some essential pre-arrival information to help you with your journey to campus. Let’s get into it! Our beautiful

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How to Write a Killer UCAS Personal Statement

A young person about to write a UCAS Personal Statement. A laptop is open in front.

The UCAS Personal Statement is an important part of the undergraduate UCAS application. It could be the difference between you getting a place at the University of Stirling, and not. With that in mind, we’ve got you covered with this short and sweet guide to writing your UCAS Personal Statement. What is a UCAS Personal

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Graduation – What’s Next?

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You’ve made it! You’ve completed your studies, got yourself a degree, and had your graduation photos taken by the loch…so now what? Life after University can be exciting and terrifying in equal measure! Some graduates have a plan, some graduates plan to have a plan and some just don’t want to think about plans at

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Celebrating the Persian tradition of Nowruz [student blog]

My name is Emily, and I’m a fourth year Criminology and Sociology student who’s originally from London. The University of Stirling has around 120 nationalities represented on campus, and with that comes lots of opportunity to learn about different cultures and experience new things! Homesickness is something that a lot of students are worried about

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