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Stirling Alumni: Working to improve people’s lives

So here’s my next blog in our series highlighting our amazing Stirling alumni family. This time I’m looking at some of our alumni who are being the difference by working to improve people’s lives across Scotland and beyond. David Scott… Continue Reading →

10 Easy Ways to Relax as a Student

As a university student, you are probably just about done with this semester by this point. Everyone gets a little (or a lot) stressed out. ‘Just relax’ is probably the most annoying advice imaginable. So, what can you actually do… Continue Reading →

Five Student Stories from Summer Graduation 2018

We spoke to loads of happy grads on both days – here’s what five of them had to say about Graduation, their time at Stirling and plans for the future. Kate Penton-Voak BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology “I had always… Continue Reading →

How to make the most of a Postgraduate Open Day

Do you plan on visiting our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 28 November from 2:30pm – 6:30pm? You’ll get more out of your visit if you arrive prepared, so today we’re sharing our tips on how to get the most… Continue Reading →

Happy Halloween!

As it’s Halloween, I thought it would be fun to look at some Scottish Halloween traditions. Many are rooted in Celtic times but you’ll find that some are still practised today. Halloween can be traced back to an ancient Celtic… Continue Reading →

UCAS Personal Statement Checklist

You may have just started writing your UCAS Personal Statement – or maybe you’re almost done. Either way, you need to review. Here’s a checklist to tick off all the important bits. Nail the intro [ . ] The introduction’s… Continue Reading →

22 More Translations to Impress Your Scottish Pals

Haverin’ Talking garbage or exaggerating. The Big Light The light up on the ceiling. Should never be turned on when your parents are in the room – you’ll get shouted at. Glesga Glasgow. Patter Your repertoire. Stoatin’ An inebriated state…. Continue Reading →

Make the Most of Careers Fairs

Careers fairs are great for scoping out your next career move, whether you’re undergrad or postgrad. They give you the chance to speak directly to employers, universities and education providers – expanding your networks is a great way to start… Continue Reading →

Stirling Alumni “The Creatives”: From BAFTA winner to Scots Makar

Be inspired by our alumni who are being the difference across the world. This week we’re celebrating the success of some of our “creative minds”. Stirling is ranked 1st in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for Media and Film… Continue Reading →

7 Reasons to Study in Scotland

Look. Scottish people know how good it is to be Scottish (sorry, Ewan), so we’ll cut to the chase for everyone else. Here are seven things that will have you dying to study in Scotland. The scenery Here’s the big… Continue Reading →

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