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Alumni stories: Charles Wang

Joining us from China, Charles Wang recently completed his MSc TESOL. Read on to discover Charles’ journey and find out how achieving his Masters has helped him develop the skills he needed to boost his career. Originally from Beijing, Charles began his career working as an English textbook editor at a well-known publishing house in

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Alumni stories: Eugene Bobrov

Joining us remotely from China, Ukrainian student Eugene Bobrov recently completed his MSc Sport Performance Coaching (Online). Read on to discover Eugene’s stellar journey and find out how achieving his Masters has helped fuel his passion and boost his career. Eugene Bobrov’s passion for football began in his hometown of Donetsk, Ukraine, where he played

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Alumni Spotlight: Phoebe Allan

2020 graduate, Phoebe Allan, bid farewell to the University of Stirling with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies & Marketing firmly in hand. Phoebe, originally from Forres in Scotland, took the time to catch up with our Advancement Team to discuss her time studying at Stirling. She also updated us on her career and plans

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Alumni Spotlight: Jacquelle Piels

Originally hailing from Nijmegen in the Netherlands, Jacquelle’s studies brought her to the University of Stirling. She graduated in 2020 with her MSc in International Accounting & Finance. Jacquelle recently caught up with our Advancement Team and shared some of her favourite memories of her time at #UoS as well as some advice for fellow

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Dr Kenny Chui – Alumni Profile

University of stirling graduate with family

You won the Study UK Alumni Award for Social Impact in 2016 – what did it mean to you to win this award?It means a lot as it ensured that my learning at the University of Stirling brought a significant impact to the development of dementia care in Hong Kong. The British Council invited me

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Dogs and degrees – an alumni tale

We spoke to Suzanne Ruby, a BA (Hons) Psychology graduate from the University of Stirling. As Operations Manager at Paws for Progress, Suzanne told us how she got involved with a career in dog-assisted therapy. What brought you to Stirling?   I moved to Montrose from the South of England when I was 17, spending my

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Alumni stories: Claire McFall

We caught up with Scottish author Claire McFall, who studied Film and Media Studies at the University of Stirling from 1999 to 2003, to chat about her time at Stirling. Her first book, Ferryman​, won the 2013 Scottish Children’s Book Award, was short-listed for the Grampian Children’s Book Awards and nominated for the Carnegie Medal. The Ferryman series has

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Seeing Differently -Learning with a Visual Impairment

Dianne Theakstone and her dog Merlin

Hi, I’m Dr. Dianne-Dominique Theakstone, and I’m registered blind. Between 2004-2020, I’ve completed three Master’s degrees and a PhD at the University of Stirling. Alongside this, I worked as a contracted lecturer, placement supervisor on the Housing Studies course and Teaching Assistant on various modules. At present, I’ve embarked upon a Master’s in social work

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