How to make the most of a Postgraduate Open Day

Do you plan on visiting our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 28 November from 2:30pm – 6:30pm? You’ll get more out of your visit if you arrive prepared, so today we’re sharing our tips on how to get the most… Continue Reading →

Happy Halloween!

As it’s Halloween, I thought it would be fun to look at some Scottish Halloween traditions. Many are rooted in Celtic times but you’ll find that some are still practised today. Halloween can be traced back to an ancient Celtic… Continue Reading →

UCAS Personal Statement Checklist

You may have just started writing your UCAS Personal Statement – or maybe you’re almost done. Either way, you need to review. Here’s a checklist to tick off all the important bits. Nail the intro [ . ] The introduction’s… Continue Reading →

22 More Translations to Impress Your Scottish Pals

Haverin’ Talking garbage or exaggerating. The Big Light The light up on the ceiling. Should never be turned on when your parents are in the room – you’ll get shouted at. Glesga Glasgow. Patter Your repertoire. Stoatin’ An inebriated state…. Continue Reading →

How to Choose the Right Course for You

Think about what you really want to do This is the first step. Think broadly at first – what are you into? If it helps, write down or draw up all of your interests in a list or mind map…. Continue Reading →

Make the Most of Careers Fairs

Careers fairs are great for scoping out your next career move, whether you’re undergrad or postgrad. They give you the chance to speak directly to employers, universities and education providers – expanding your networks is a great way to start… Continue Reading →

Stirling Alumni “The Creatives”: From BAFTA winner to Scots Makar

Be inspired by our alumni who are being the difference across the world. This week we’re celebrating the success of some of our “creative minds”. Stirling is ranked 1st in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for Media and Film… Continue Reading →

7 Reasons to Study in Scotland

Look. Scottish people know how good it is to be Scottish (sorry, Ewan), so we’ll cut to the chase for everyone else. Here are seven things that will have you dying to study in Scotland. The scenery Here’s the big… Continue Reading →

How to Write a Killer UCAS Personal Statement

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… Continue Reading →

22 Scottish translations that will get you through life in Scotland

Aye/Naw Yes/No. How? Used interchangeably with ‘why’. We don’t know how, either. Daft Silly, nonsensical. Daftie Someone who does daft things. Did ye, aye? A phrase made popular by Glaswegian comic Kevin Bridges. When someone’s exaggerating or spinning a yarn,… Continue Reading →

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