Category: Campus life

Sports Alumni Profile: Catherine Kerr and Amy Beattie

We talk to two University of Stirling sports graduates, Catherine Kerr and Amy Beattie, who were instrumental in creating the University’s #BeConnected event programme, which launched during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Catherine Kerr completed her BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science in 2014, and currently serves as a Senior Fitness Officer at the University of Stirling.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend a Virtual Undergraduate Open Day

Do you want to learn more about the University of Stirling? Register for our next Open Day on Saturday 23 October 2021, 2-5pm (BST). Although we are living in uncertain times, lockdowns and social distancing won’t last forever. When the time comes, you’ll still be able to get started on a brand-new adventure at university. With more and

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What’s uni going to look like in September 2021?

Let’s face it: over the last year-and-a-bit, everyday life has changed a lot. The global COVID-19 pandemic has created some of the biggest hurdles many of us have ever faced in our lifetimes, and it’s been a huge challenge for everybody. But, hey! There’s a lot of good news to celebrate, too. A lot of

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Best Apps for university [Student Blog]

With modern technology, learning how to use your mobile and tablet could actually benefit your university work. Here are some apps (for both iPhone and Android) that helped me tremendously in university: Notion This app is an incredible note taking database. When this application was first introduced to me, I spent hours formatting pages and

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Top 5 Tips for Welcome Week if You’re an Introvert

Written by University of Stirling student, Ruby McGregor. Freshers Week can be a daunting thought, especially if you are someone who prefers their own bubble rather than a large group. With nearly 40% of the population being introverted, you are not in this alone and many others are in the same boat. Here are some

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How to beat homesickness [Student Blog]

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Moving to university can be one of the most exciting, liberating, and daunting experiences ever. Whether you’re moving across the globe or simply to another city, it’s natural to feel an overwhelming feeling of homesickness. Especially at the beginning of your transition into your new life, you will probably become a bit too familiar with

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5 Things you should know before starting uni

I’m Emily, a 3rd year student studying criminology and sociology. Thinking back to my first year there are lots of things that I wish I had known before! So that’s what I’m going to be sharing with you today, hopefully you find these tips helpful and they can help your first few weeks go as

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