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Clearing advice for teachers and advisers | Clearing 2022

Are you a school teacher and adviser? Chances are, you’ll need to help guide some of your students through Clearing – and we’re here to help. This guide will explain everything teachers and advisers need to know about helping students make informed decisions about their future education and securing a place through UCAS Clearing. Who

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Clearing advice for parents and carers | Clearing 2022

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Here at Stirling, we recognise that the last couple of years have been tough for students and their families. As a parent or carer, you’ve probably had your hands full providing support to your teen — but when it comes to Clearing and Results Day you’ve got this. If your student doesn’t end up with

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How volunteering can help with loneliness

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The Lonliness Problem The past two years have showed us that we need each other more than ever. Whether you’re a student who studies online or a visitor who is not able to pop into the library, we’re all being impacteded one way or another. Our interactions with others were limited, and even non-existent for

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How to save money as a student

Let’s face facts: heading off to university can be a major drain to your finances. New academic commitments typically mean you’ve got to spend a lot of time hitting the books, which makes it hard to save money as a student. Translation: even if you’re able to score a student loan, grants or scholarships to

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Clearing 2022 advice for mature students

At the University of Stirling we welcome applications through UCAS Clearing from all students, including mature students. Clearing is not just for school leavers who didn’t achieve the results they needed or changed their mind. Mature students are classed by UCAS as anyone over the age of 21 who didn’t go to university after school

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Clearing 2022 | Deadlines and Timings

Trying to secure a place on an undergraduate course for September 2022? Don’t stress if you didn’t get the results you were hoping for. You can still get a place on a course through UCAS Clearing. What is Clearing? Simply put, Clearing is part of the UCAS application process. It pairs applicants with UK university

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Putting sustainability at the heart of the agenda

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Professor Malcolm MacLeod, Senior Deputy Principal and Chair, University of Stirling Corporate Sustainability Steering Group: This week the University of Stirling is proud to join, along with other higher education institutions, a campaign led by our sector body, Universities UK. Made at Uni: Climate Action highlights the critical role that universities are playing in taking

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