Category: Alumni Stories

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.

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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Finding my ground | My journey to Stirling Management School [STUDENT BLOG]

Every pathway to the University of Stirling is unique. In this blog, postgraduate student Priya Rawal (MBA) shares the incredible experiences that brought her to Stirling. “Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to me.” Bob Marley I’m a self-made, successful and proud MBA student at Stirling Management School. Since I’ve come to

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Valentine’s Day Love Story – Sheila and Michael

After former University of Stirling student Sheila Thackeray finished her studies, she moved to Australia where she met her husband, Michael. Sheila got back in touch to share her story and how she ended up getting married on the University of Stirling campus… I studied at Stirling from 1991-1995 BA Hons in Psychology & Social Policy

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