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Dogs and degrees – an alumni tale

We spoke to Suzanne Ruby, who graduated with a BA (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Stirling in 2014. As Operations Manager at Paws for Progress, Suzanne told us how she became involved in dog-assisted therapy as a career. What brought you to Stirling?   I moved to Montrose from the South of England when

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A look back on my time at Stirling – Alba Ruiz Díaz

As a Spanish immigrant studying in London, the prospect of choosing a university amidst the aftermath of the Brexit election proved a demanding task. I felt uncertainty all around me, which was increased by my doubts about not knowing what to study. The University of Stirling not only made me feel welcome as a European,

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A look back on my time at Stirling – Sarah Mayes

I always thought of myself as a home bird; I didn’t really have the desire to move away for university until I came to visit Stirling. Honestly, I fell in love with the campus. It sounds cliché, but I felt so at home walking around, even for the first time. I love that it has such a community feel. I also met a Psychology

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Careers advice for new graduates

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Congratulations on coming to the end of your course at the University of Stirling. We know it has been a difficult year with a lot of uncertainty around graduation and the future labour market; you made it! It’s good to know that our Careers and Employability Service are here to support you now and at

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A lookback at my time at Stirling – Tee Gregory

Class of 2021, we made it! The past four years have definitely been a roller coaster ride, full of ups, downs and even global pandemics. During my four years at the University of Stirling, I grew from an 18-year-old girl into 22-year-old women, and have experienced so much, from being a student ambassador to living in Orlando.  One reason why I picked Stirling was

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Welcome University of Stirling Graduates!

On behalf of everyone here at the University of Stirling and over 97,000 former students around the globe, we would like to welcome the class of 2021 to our alumni community! When you graduate from the University of Stirling, you automatically become a life-long member of our alumni community. Jennifer Forman, Alumni Relations Manager, explains

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Alumni Stories: Gordon Crawford

We caught up with National Coach for Swiss Triathlon Gordon Crawford, who graduated with a Masters degree from the University of Stirling in 1997. Since graduating from Stirling, Gordon has not only worked with Swiss Triathlon, but also coached with Triathlon Scotland, Triathlon Ireland, the Welsh Sports Council, British Triathlon and more. Gordon’s Swiss U23/Elite team

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How does Clearing work? | Clearing 2021

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Have you secured your place for an undergraduate course starting in September 2021? If not, don’t stress. You can still land yourself a place through the Clearing process. This rapid guide explains everything you need to know about the UCAS Clearing process — including how Clearing works, who can apply through Clearing and the basics

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