Category: Hints and tips

How to balance part time work with studying 

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If you’re strapped for cash or want to gain a bit more experience before you enter the world of work, getting a part-time job while you’re still at university can be a great idea. But, how do you balance part time work with studying? It’s just important to remember that both work and study are big

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Your welcome week 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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Results Day: keep calm this summer

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Don’t let the stress of waiting for results ruin your summer. We’ve got plenty of hints and tips to help you keep the nerves at bay and enjoy your summer break. Try to be a bit more mindful It’s so easy to get caught up in a loop of negative thoughts about what might happen

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UCAS Clearing: 5 Top Tips from a Uni Recruitment Staffer

University of Stirling staffer Gemma Connell working during UCAS Clearing. She is holding up a sign that says "here to help".

So you’ve read our Guide to Clearing, maybe you’ve even visited our Clearing 2022 pages and registered your interest. But what actually happens when you pick up the phone and speak to University Admissions staff? UofStirling’s own Gemma Connell – student recruitment, admissions and UCAS Clearing expert – gives her top tips to help you

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Postgraduate Guide to Student Accommodation

Congratulations on accepting your offer to study a Masters at the University of Stirling. If you’re looking for postgraduate accommodation for the duration of your studies, we’ve got lots of options for you to choose from. Find out everything you need to know in this handy blog. Step 1 – Make a list When it

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Undergrad Guide to Student Accommodation

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You’ve chosen the University of Stirling as your firm choice – congratulations! Next step is to organise your student accommodation. We’ve got everything you need in this blog to help you secure your new home from home. Step 1 – Make a list When it comes to searching for the perfect home away from home,

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How to save money as a student

Let’s face facts: heading off to university can be a major drain to your finances. New academic commitments typically mean you’ve got to spend a lot of time hitting the books, which makes it hard to save money as a student. Translation: even if you’re able to score a student loan, grants or scholarships to

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How does Clearing work? | Clearing 2022

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Have you secured your place for an undergraduate course starting in September 2022? If not, don’t stress. You can still land yourself a place through the Clearing process. But what is University Clearing? When does Clearing 2022 start? How can you prepare for Clearing? This rapid guide explains everything you need to know about the

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