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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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Your welcome checklist

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This is it: you’ve put in the work, secured an offer and it’s almost time to join us here at the University of Stirling. We’re so excited to welcome you onto campus, and we want to do our best to help you make the most of your first weeks at Stirling. That’s why we’ve put

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Results Day: keep calm this summer

Students canoe Airthrey Loch

Don’t let the stress of waiting for results ruin your summer. We’ve got plenty of hints and tips to help you keep the nerves at bay and enjoy your summer break. Try to be a bit more mindful It’s so easy to get caught up in a loop of negative thoughts about what might happen

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Get prepared for A-Level Results Day 2022

Group of students walking around the loch

We know waiting for those results will now feel like agony especially if you need certain grades to get your place at university. First bit of advice – don’t panic. Whatever happens with your results, there’s still going to be plenty of options for you. Clearing is now a very common way of applying to

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How to Write a Killer UCAS Personal Statement

A young person about to write a UCAS Personal Statement. A laptop is open in front.

UCAS undergraduate application for 2023 courses open from 17 May 2022. 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 short and sweet guide

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UCAS Clearing: 5 Top Tips from a Uni Recruitment Staffer

University of Stirling staffer Gemma Connell working during UCAS Clearing. She is holding up a sign that says "here to help".

So you’ve read our Guide to Clearing, maybe you’ve even visited our Clearing 2022 pages and registered your interest. But what actually happens when you pick up the phone and speak to University Admissions staff? UofStirling’s own Gemma Connell – student recruitment, admissions and UCAS Clearing expert – gives her top tips to help you

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Graduation – What’s Next?

Friends celebrating graduation

You’ve made it! You’ve completed your studies, got yourself a degree, and had your graduation photos taken by the loch…so now what? Life after University can be exciting and terrifying in equal measure! Some graduates have a plan, some graduates plan to have a plan and some just don’t want to think about plans at

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