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5 life skills you’ll learn in your first year of university 

photo of students walking on campus - life skills at uni

A lot of students step onto campus for Freshers Week thinking they’ve got the world pretty figured out – but after the fun vibes of welcome events start to fade and you get into your new routine, it’s going to become crystal clear that you’ve still got a few important lessons to learn about adulting. 

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How to Write a Killer UCAS Personal Statement

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Applications for all 2023 entry UCAS Undergraduate courses, except those with a 15 October deadline, should arrive at UCAS by 18:00 (UK time) on 25 January 2023. 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

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Graduation 2022: Best Photo Spots!

It’s nearly that time again, when our latest #UofStirling graduands gather together, don their swanky robes and strut their stuff across stage, head held high, as their name is proudly read out loud for all to hear, knowing that when you step off that stage, you are now a GRADUATE (*cheering, applause, flowers being thrown

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5 Reasons You Should Attend Postgraduate Open Day

Do you want to learn more about postgraduate study at the University of Stirling? We’d love to show you around. Register for our next on-campus Open Day on Wednesday 30 March 2022, 2-5pm (BST). With more and more universities and colleges to choose from, attending an Open Day will give you a fantastic opportunity to find

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Celebrating the Year of the Tiger at Stirling 

What is Chinese New Year?  Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, takes places on 1st February 2022 and is the most important event in the Chinese calendar.  Not sure what it’s all about? Our Student Ambassadors James and Yuanling explain:  Year of the Tiger  2022 is the Year of the Tiger –

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How Stirling took me by surprise [student blog]

We’re proud to call Stirling our home! With a population of almost 100,000, the bustling city of Stirling provides a great community for city life. Third-year BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology student Emily Snowling shares what she thought of Stirling before she came here, her first impressions of the city, and finally, what it’s like

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Take a dip into Scottish waters: The ultimate introduction to wild swimming

Let’s not kid ourselves, here: Scotland is an incredibly wet place. But we’re not just talking about dreich rainy days.   Our stunning little country is home to more than 31,000 freshwater lochs. We’ve also got 11 major rivers, dozens of tributaries and over 150 waterfalls. Toss in a whopping 6,160 miles of gorgeous coastline, and you’re starting to get the

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