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Tips on going vegan – from a vegan

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This month is World Vegan Month, so what better time to try going vegan? According to the Vegan Society: “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose”.  We caught up

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5 life skills you’ll learn in your first year of university 

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A lot of students step onto campus for Freshers Week thinking they’ve got the world pretty figured out – but after the fun vibes of welcome events start to fade and you get into your new routine, it’s going to become crystal clear that you’ve still got a few important lessons to learn about adulting. 

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How to balance part time work with studying 

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If you’re strapped for cash or want to gain a bit more experience before you enter the world of work, getting a part-time job while you’re still at university can be a great idea. But, how do you balance part time work with studying? It’s just important to remember that both work and study are big

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Finding a part-time job at University. [Student Blog]

Moving away from home, becoming independent and exploring beyond the confines of your comfort zone are all important steps in starting your life as a University student. Part of the journey to this newfound independence is financial responsibility. For some students, calculating their weekly expenses is enough to ensure that all their requirements are met,

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#ThisIsStirling Competition

We’re delighted to welcome our newest bunch of University of Stirling students’ on to campus this semester. In fact, we’re SO buzzing that we’re only going and givinng away a BRAND NEW APPLE WATCH to a lucky winner! That’s right, some lucky student will be sporting a shiny new Apple Watch Series 7 so you

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Alumni Spotlight: Phoebe Allan

2020 graduate, Phoebe Allan, bid farewell to the University of Stirling with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies & Marketing firmly in hand. Phoebe, originally from Forres in Scotland, took the time to catch up with our Advancement Team to discuss her time studying at Stirling. She also updated us on her career and plans

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Alumni Spotlight: Jacquelle Piels

Originally hailing from Nijmegen in the Netherlands, Jacquelle’s studies brought her to the University of Stirling. She graduated in 2020 with her MSc in International Accounting & Finance. Jacquelle recently caught up with our Advancement Team and shared some of her favourite memories of her time at #UoS as well as some advice for fellow

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