Category: Freshers

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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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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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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Freshers 101: How to make the most of Freshers Week

You’ve made it. You’ve squeezed your life into a suitcase and into your new room. Now what? You’re probably filled with equal doses of excitement and worry about starting university. Here’s some tips for getting the most out of your first few weeks as a university student! Before you arrive Check the welcome emails the

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Your Stirling Bucket List

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Are you ready for adventure? Heading off to uni is all about trying new things. You’re going to be surrounded by loads of amazing people from all over the world. You’ll experience countless new sights, sounds, tastes and experiences – and if you want to make the most of your time at university and truly

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Your welcome checklist

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This is it: you’ve put in the work, secured an offer and it’s almost time to join us here at the University of Stirling. We’re so excited to welcome you onto campus, and we want to do our best to help you make the most of your first weeks at Stirling. That’s why we’ve put

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3 ways to deal with exam stress [TIPS]

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Exam stress can be a challenging part of study – there’s no getting away from it. And if you’re feeling the burn, it’s not always that easy to get back to a more chilled state of mind. Katie Lee, Head of Student Guidance and Wellbeing, tells us what you can do to cope with exam stress. 1. Look

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