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The 5 best reasons to study in Scotland [STUDENT BLOG]

Whether you’re Scottish born and bred, living here temporarily or just visiting, there’s plenty to love about our wee country. From its physical attractions and rich history to its culinary and cultural gifts, there’s plenty on offer to make anyone love… Continue Reading →

My Open Day Experience [STUDENT BLOG]

Hi there! My name is Annabelle, I am a third year (moving into forth year) politics and social policy student. I am from the North of England, despite being born in Edinburgh. When applying to Stirling I was first interested… Continue Reading →

My Open Day Experience [STUDENT BLOG]

My name is Katie Farmer and I’m from Edinburgh. After applying for five universities including Stirling for Primary Education with Specialism in environmental science I eagerly attended many open days in 2016. Prior to the Stirling open day, I had… Continue Reading →

Postgraduate Perspective – Aliya Kenjegalieva

Aliya is studying a PhD in Economics at the University of Stirling. Hear what she has to say about her time at Stirling including the courses, facilities, campus and staff, as well as why she decided Stirling was the right University to continue her studies with.

Postgraduate Perspective – Chris Hartley

Our Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Wednesday 28 March from 3pm-7pm in our brand new INTO University of Stirling Building. Register now to secure your place. Why I chose Stirling My name is Chris, and I’m a Sport Psychology PhD student in the… Continue Reading →

“No, I don’t know what I want to do – and that’s OK” [STUDENT BLOG]

After four wonderful – at times, stressful – years at University, Graduation day is slowly but steadily approaching. What should be pure relief paired with a ‘come what may’ attitude is mixed with something else, however. Something far more unpleasant…. Continue Reading →

Stand out from the crowd | Top CV tips [STUDENT BLOG]

If someone had told you ten years ago that by 2017 we would be inaugurating Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America, and mourning the end of a two-term office led by a Hawaiian born,… Continue Reading →

Burns Night: How to have the perfect meal [STUDENT BLOG]

Robert Burns was born on 22 January 1759. He embodies Scottish national pride to the fullest – matched maybe only by our own Andy Murray. A celebrated poet, Burns is remembered by an annual supper which is usually held within… Continue Reading →

How to do Christmas on a student budget [STUDENT BLOG]

Christmas is coming whether you like it or not. Step into any shop around this time of the year, and you’ll hear all the familiar songs. Love it or dread it, every bauble will remind you that ‘tis the season… Continue Reading →

How to survive Christmas in Stirling [STUDENT BLOG]

International students can join us on this one: sometimes it is simply not possible to go home during the holidays. Flatmates and friends all seem to be leaving and loneliness possibly sets in. But it doesn’t have to be that way…. Continue Reading →

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