Category: Student Blogs

An Unforgettable Adventure – Scottish Highlands

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On a bright and sunny spring morning, our group of 11 members left Stirling University, on a journey to explore the famous Scottish Highlands. Incidentally, we were an all girl’s group and coincidentally Women’s Day also fell on the same weekend, call that our double whammy adventure! Our spirits were high, as we each were

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International Women’s Day 2021 – Qiu Yuanyuan

International Women's Day

Qiu Yuanyuan is a UofStirling alumna who graduated with an MSc in Media Management in 2005. She now serves with Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation as Director of the International Department & Jiangsu International Channel. What does International Women’s Day mean to you? According the United Nations, International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress

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My Experience of Volunteering – Stephanie Knight

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I began volunteering seven years ago, when I was in 3rd year at school. I was a Sports Leader, Young Ambassador and Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Group at Smithycroft Secondary School. In addition to this, I was delivering multi-sports sessions in my learning community and assisting with the organisation of many sporting events

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Student Stories – Alex Parker

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When I first started my Mental Health Nursing Degree in 2018, I did not think that I would be going out to work during a pandemic just a year and a half down the line. I was already on placement in the community just before the UK went into lockdown. I got the chance to

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