Category: News

University of Stirling Unveils New Mascot Statue

Squirrel statue

The University of Stirling is pleased to announce the unveiling of a dedicated statue celebrating its iconic mascot, the Stirling Squirrel. Plans to erect the 18-foot, hand carved granite constructed statue have been in the works for several months and have been a well-guarded secret, until now.  The statue managed to secure funding after a successful GoFundMe campaign was launched

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Alumni Stories – Anup Mysoor

Anup Mysoor

Interested in studying at the University of Stirling? Find out more about the MSc Investment Analysis course, or browse our full range of courses for more information. Tell us a little about yourself My name is Anup Mysoor and I have 29 years of work experience, much of which has been in the banking industry, where I led businesses

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UofS students say no to online extremism [STUDENT BLOG]

Generation Proud logo hands in the air

University of Stirling students are taking part in the 5th Facebook Global Digital Challenge – ‘Challenging Extremism’ – and recently launched the #GenerationProud campaign. Five students from the Division of Communication, Media and Culture (CMC) at University of Stirling have launched a social media campaign to say ‘NO’ to online extremism in all its forms.

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How to make the most of work experience

After exams are finished, the dissertation’s done with and the pals are off home for summer – it’s time to relax, right? In short, no. Whilst it’s quite tempting to just kick back, the summer holidays are a great opportunity to get some real world work experience. These formative experiences can have great impact in your career way

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How Stirling research is changing attitudes about smoking

cigarettes in ashtray

Plain tobacco packaging comes into full force in the UK in May 2017, to help address a behaviour which kills around 7 million people worldwide each year. Experts from the University of Stirling’s Institute for Social Marketing (ISM) have investigated the impact of standardised packs on consumers’ attitudes and behaviour over several years. Stirling expertise helps policy makers understand

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3 UofS innovations that are changing the world

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2017 marks the 400th anniversary of the official grant of British patent number one. To mark the occasion, the UK government is launching a new campaign to highlight some of the amazing innovations developed in Britain over the last four centuries. We’re one of many UK universities playing a leading role in supporting the development

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How UofS research made an impact on global health | World Health Day 2017

World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April. Researchers at Stirling have an international reputation for delivering world-leading research that addresses the needs of society and helps shape the future – impacting on people’s health, education and well-being worldwide. Saving African lives from a Stirling laboratory Ebola made

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5 ways Stirling research made an impact in 2016

This January we’re celebrating #UniversityImpact week alongside universities from across the British Isles. In this blog, we’re showcasing some of our major research stories of 2016 – and how they impact on daily life in the United Kingdom. Revealing the true impact of heading a football In October 2016 researchers from the University of Stirling revealed the true

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