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.

Catering

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

The Union

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

Sport

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
25 December Closed  
26 December Closed  
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 December8.00am – 12.00pm10.00am – 12.00pm
1 January Closed  
2 January Closed  
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!