While lots of you may travel away from Stirling during the holiday period, we know that some of you may choose to stay on or near campus. As the University will be closed from Saturday 22 December to Thursday 3 January 2019, we have accumulated a list of all services available on campus during this period.
Library and IT
The Library will be opened according to the vacation opening hours below until 14 January, with the exception of Monday 24 December to Wednesday 2 January, when the Library will be closed. The Library returns to semester hours on 14 January.
Vacation Opening Hours
|Mon – Thurs||8.00am – 8.00pm|
|Friday||8.00am – 5.00pm|
|Sat – Sun||8.00am – 5.00pm|
The Study Zone will remain open 24 hours 7 days a week with access to PCs, printers and group study facilities.
When the Library is closed, books can be returned via the book drop to the right of the Library entrance.
From the Portal, you will still be able to access your email, Canvas our eJournals and eBooks, A-Z of resources and Library subject guides.
There will be some changes to the opening hours of catering outlets across campus during the festive season. If you’re on campus during this time, please remember that the Stirling Court Hotel is open all day, everyday serving barista coffee to sit in or takeaway as well as tasty bar lunches. Other catering outlets are opened as follows:O
|Pathfoot Eatery||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 11.30am|
|Crush Hall Pod||Closed||Re-opens 3 January at 8.00am|
|Haldane’s||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 11.00am|
|Atrium Sidewalk Deli||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 8.30am|
|Market Street||Closed||Re-opens 3 January at 8.00am|
|The Bite||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 8.00am|
|Stir Café||Closed||Re-opens 3 January at 8.00am|
|Refresh||Closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day only||Reduced operating hours from 21 December to 3 January (10.00am-5.00pm)|
|MacRobert Café||Closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day only|
|Sports Café||Closed on Christmas Eve at 12.00pm until 27 December at 7.00am||New Year’s Eve at 12.00pm until 3 January at 7.00am|
|Umami||Closed||Re-opens 3 January at 9.00am|
Our pals from the Stirling Students’ Union are closing for the festive period, with their offices being closed from 22 December to 7 January 2019.
|Underground Café||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 10.00am|
|Studio||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 11.00am|
|Venue||Closed||Re-opens 14 January at 8.30am|
|Union shop||Closed||Re-opens 14 January|
|Union offices||Closed||Re-open 7 January|
When it comes to the Sports Centre*, festive opening hours apply from 24 December to 6 January, with standard opening times returning on 7 January 2019. The festive opening hours are as follows:
|Date||Sports Centre*||Public Swimming|
|24 December||8.00am – 12.00pm||10.00am – 12.00pm|
|27 December||8.00am – 6.00pm||10.30am – 2.00pm|
|28 December||8.00am – 6.00pm||10.00am – 1.30pm|
|29 December||8.00am – 6.00pm||10.30am – 2.00pm|
|30 December||8.00am – 6.00pm|| 10.00am – 12.00pm|
|31 December||8.00am – 12.00pm||10.00am – 12.00pm|
|3 January||7.00am – 10.00pm|| 6.00am – 8.00am |
12.00am – 3.00pm
7.30pm – 9.30pm
|4 January||7.00am – 10.00pm|| 6.00am – 8.00am |
12.00am – 3.00pm
7.30pm – 9.30pm
|5 January||8.00am – 8.00pm||12.30am – 3.30pm|
|6 January||8.00am – 8.00pm|| 6.00am – 10.00am |
10.30am – 3.00pm
*The sports centre includes the following facilities: gym including strength and conditioning areas, studios, squash courts, tennis courts and sports hall.
From everyone at the University of Stirling, we hope you have a wonderful festive break! See you in January 2018!