Category: Student Blogs

Finding a part-time job at University. [Student Blog]

Moving away from home, becoming independent and exploring beyond the confines of your comfort zone are all important steps in starting your life as a University student. Part of the journey to this newfound independence is financial responsibility. For some students, calculating their weekly expenses is enough to ensure that all their requirements are met,

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Four Tips to Help You Adjust to Studying Abroad [Student Blog]

Student posing infront of Edinburgh

Valentina Figueroa, from Canada, is a University of Stirling student currently studying the MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations course. In this blog, Valentina shares some of her advice for adjusting to the transition to studying abroad as an international student. Making the decision to study abroad for the first time can be scary, and

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How Stirling took me by surprise [student blog]

We’re proud to call Stirling our home! With a population of almost 100,000, the bustling city of Stirling provides a great community for city life. Third-year BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology student Emily Snowling shares what she thought of Stirling before she came here, her first impressions of the city, and finally, what it’s like

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Here’s why Stirling is like a miniature Scotland [Student Blog]

Scotland has so much to offer — and believe it or not, you can find the best of every Scottish experience right here in Stirling. In this blog, University of Stirling student ambassador Achilleas, explains why Stirling is like its own miniature Scotland. If you had to name a country famous for its scenic landscapes,

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Best Apps for university [Student Blog]

With modern technology, learning how to use your mobile and tablet could actually benefit your university work. Here fourth year Film and Media student Yasamin Saadat shares the apps (for both iPhone and Android) that helped her tremendously at university. Notion This app is an incredible note taking database. When this application was first introduced

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