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Get prepared for A-Level Results Day 2022

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We know waiting for those results will now feel like agony especially if you need certain grades to get your place at university. First bit of advice – don’t panic. Whatever happens with your results, there’s still going to be plenty of options for you. Clearing is now a very common way of applying to

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How to Write a Killer UCAS Personal Statement

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UCAS undergraduate application for 2023 courses open from 17 May 2022. The UCAS Personal Statement is an important part of the undergraduate UCAS application. It could be the difference between you getting a place at the University of Stirling, and not. With that in mind, we’ve got you covered with this short and sweet guide

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UCAS Clearing: 5 Top Tips from a Uni Recruitment Staffer

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So you’ve read our Guide to Clearing, maybe you’ve even visited our Clearing 2022 pages and registered your interest. But what actually happens when you pick up the phone and speak to University Admissions staff? UofStirling’s own Gemma Connell – student recruitment, admissions and UCAS Clearing expert – gives her top tips to help you

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Graduation – What’s Next?

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You’ve made it! You’ve completed your studies, got yourself a degree, and had your graduation photos taken by the loch…so now what? Life after University can be exciting and terrifying in equal measure! Some graduates have a plan, some graduates plan to have a plan and some just don’t want to think about plans at

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Postgraduate Guide to Student Accommodation

Congratulations on accepting your offer to study a Masters at the University of Stirling. If you’re looking for postgraduate accommodation for the duration of your studies, we’ve got lots of options for you to choose from. Find out everything you need to know in this handy blog. Step 1 – Make a list When it

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Undergrad Guide to Student Accommodation

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You’ve chosen the University of Stirling as your firm choice – congratulations! Next step is to organise your student accommodation. We’ve got everything you need in this blog to help you secure your new home from home. Step 1 – Make a list When it comes to searching for the perfect home away from home,

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Clearing advice for teachers and advisers | Clearing 2022

Are you a school teacher and adviser? Chances are, you’ll need to help guide some of your students through Clearing – and we’re here to help. This guide will explain everything teachers and advisers need to know about helping students make informed decisions about their future education and securing a place through UCAS Clearing. Who

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Clearing advice for parents and carers | Clearing 2022

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Here at Stirling, we recognise that the last couple of years have been tough for students and their families. As a parent or carer, you’ve probably had your hands full providing support to your teen — but when it comes to Clearing and Results Day you’ve got this. If your student doesn’t end up with

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