Category: Student Hub

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

King's Park in Stirling with sunset

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 living here. The Scottish landscape It’s no secret that the further North you go in

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Getting To Know The Student Services Hub

Group photo of the Student Hub team at the University of Stirling

The Student Services Hub has pulled together a useful, short feature demystifying some common queries, including waiting times, out of hours support, specialist advice and confidentiality.

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 to be jolly’. It’s the time of the year to treat yourself, your family and

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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. Whether it’s your first year of embracing holidays away from home or if you’re returning

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6 TedX talks you need to see before your exams [STUDENT BLOG]

microphone at Stirling Student Union and blurred background

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that exams are the worst thing ever invented in the history of education. Oh, you have deadlines? Have some exams to go with them! Holidays coming up? Nothing kills the Christmas spirit better than a good dose of exam panic. So if you’re looking for some inspiration for that last spurt

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How to relax in 7 short steps [STUDENT BLOG]

Lectures. Essays. Lab reports. Group projects. Exams. Your social life is a distant memory. Clean clothes? Overrated. Juggling everything thrown at you whilst remaining calm and dealing with life in general can make it hard to relax and find balance. Everything becomes frantic and time spent away from textbooks or your laptop seems impossible to justify. This is

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How to prepare for exams [STUDENT TIPS]

It’s that time of the year again with coursework due and weeks going by so fast, exams season is approaching already! Here are a few tips to help you with your preparation. Create a revision timetable Give yourself enough time to study: don’t leave it to the last minute. Start drafting a revision timetable as

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A student’s guide to managing your money [STUDENT TIPS]

Money. It can be a great word, it can be a scary word. As a student, managing your own money can be daunting if you haven’t done it before. Whether it is your first pay check from your part-time job, or your first student loan, things can go downhill fast without a proper plan in place.

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