Category: Alumni Stories

Valentines stories at UofStirling

Pink heart shaped sparkler

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, BA History 2005 How did you meet? We met on my 21st birthday when I

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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.

Seeing Differently -Learning with a Visual Impairment

Dianne Theakstone and her dog Merlin

Hi, I’m Dr. Dianne-Dominique Theakstone, and I’m registered blind. Between 2004-2020, I’ve completed three Master’s degrees and a PhD at the University of Stirling. Alongside this, I worked as a contracted lecturer, placement supervisor on the Housing Studies course and Teaching Assistant on various modules. At present, I’ve embarked upon a Master’s in social work

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Graduate stories – Kenice Wong

Kenice Wong University of Stirling Graduate

Hear from UofStirling alumni Kenice Wong who graduated in 1999 and is now a registered English teacher in her home country of Hong Kong.

Welcome University of Stirling Graduates!

On behalf of everyone here at the University of Stirling and over 93,000 former students around the globe, we would like to welcome the class of 2020 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 – Mike Robinson

Mike Robinson (BA Business Studies, 1988), CEO of Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS), caught up with Kerry Bryson to discuss his time at the University of Stirling and finding his passion about protecting the world we live in. Tell me about your time at Stirling Extremely positive – friendly and fun.  Due to dad’s job, we had travelled a lot and coming to Stirling was the

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