Deaf and Hearing Impariment Awareness. Student Stories – Lucy Hoffmann

Introduction I have been hearing impaired since birth and need hearing aids in both my ears. Although hearing aids are very useful, they still can’t pick up everything and it’s a daily struggle. I don’t like being in situations in… Continue Reading →

Deaf and hearing impairment awareness. Student Stories – Lucy Walkup

Overcoming Challenges Being deaf is a part of my identity and it is something that makes me, me. In life, I have been faced with many challenges, particularly with communication and this has become much more apparent during Covid-19. The… Continue Reading →

Deaf and Hearing Impairment Awareness. Student Stories – Megan Perry

Diagnosis When I was first informed that I would require hearing aids in 2017, I was surprised as I hadn’t realised my hearing had deteriorated so much. I had just assumed that people spoke quietly and that I wasn’t paying… Continue Reading →

Valentines stories at UofStirling

For more than fifty years, Stirling has brought couples together and formed lifelong connections. We’re celebrating Valentine’s with the help of some alumni couples this year. Michelle McKenny (née Hendry), BA (Hons) Religious Studies and Education 2005 and Paul McKenny,… Continue Reading →

#WomenInScience – Penny Johnston

Name Penny Johnston Job title PhD Student & Tutor What course/subject did you study? MSc – Big Data. MSc – Engineering Management. BEng(Hons) – Engineering Systems, Computing and Control. Briefly describe what you do and your areas of interest in… Continue Reading →

#WomenInScience – Kirsty Park

Name Kirsty Park Job title Professor in Conservation Science What course/subject did you study? Biology at undergraduate level at Leeds University, and then a PhD in bat ecology at Bristol University. Briefly describe what you do and your areas of… Continue Reading →

#WomenInScience – Dr Eileen Tisdall

Job title Lecturer in Environmental Geography What course/subject did you study? My first degree is in Geology, I have a MSc in Environmental Sciences and my PhD is in Holocene climate change. Briefly describe what you do and your areas… Continue Reading →

My Experience of Volunteering – Stephanie Knight

I began volunteering seven years ago, when I was in 3rd year at school. I was a Sports Leader, Young Ambassador and Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Group at Smithycroft Secondary School. In addition to this, I was delivering… Continue Reading →

Paws for Progress

January is Dog Walking Month, and to celebrate we’re taking a look at Paws for Progress – a charitable organisation founded by an alumna during her time at Stirling.

A Brief History of Burns Night

With Christmas and New Year now behind us, the next event we love to celebrate in Scotland is the 25th of January. We’re talking about Scotland’s ‘other national day’, after St Andrew’s Day in late November. Any guesses? We are… Continue Reading →

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