Category: Student Blogs

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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Dyslexia Awareness Week – Student stories

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5 -11 October 2020 marks Dyslexia Awareness Week. To find out how you can get involved, please visit the British Dyslexia Association website. Megan McCluskey – First year Criminology and Law I have dyscalculia, which is a specific learning difficulty related to maths. I like to explain it as having dyslexia but with maths instead

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10 Packing Essentials for International Students Coming to the University of Stirling [STUDENT BLOG]

In this blog, postgraduate student Priya Rawal (MBA) shares her essentials for any international student coming to study at the University of Stirling. As you eagerly await this new and exciting journey of studying in Scotland, I’m sure you’re looking, eating, breathing and sleeping Google and social media.   You’ll be asking around, reading blogs and trying to contact your friends

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