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Top Three Places for an Adventurous Picnic in Stirling

Nyssa Langlois is currently completing an MLitt in Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in the United States, and spends her free time exploring Scotland on foot. For many, picnics bring to mind an idyllic environment — a checked blanket on a grassy

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An Unforgettable Adventure – Scottish Highlands

Person standing in front of a mountain

On a bright and sunny spring morning, our group of 11 members left Stirling University, on a journey to explore the famous Scottish Highlands. Incidentally, we were an all girl’s group and coincidentally Women’s Day also fell on the same weekend, call that our double whammy adventure! Our spirits were high, as we each were

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22 Scottish translations that will get you through life in Scotland

Aye/Naw Yes/No. How? Used interchangeably with ‘why’. We don’t know how, either. Daft Silly, nonsensical. Daftie Someone who does daft things. Did ye, aye? A phrase made popular by Glaswegian comic Kevin Bridges. When someone’s exaggerating or spinning a yarn, this is your retort. Wheesht Silence is required – as in ‘haud yer wheesht’ (be

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Results Day 2018: What’s Your Action Plan?

Results Day is almost upon us. First thing: don’t worry. Whatever happens with your exam results, there’s a potential solution (and our Clearing & Exams Helpline staff can give you specialist, impartial admissions advice). Do your research The key to your strategy is research. Read up on our Clearing guide and know what to expect

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UCAS Clearing 2018 Dictionary

A dictionary, which is good for clearing up any misconceptions.

To help you get your head around the UCAS Clearing 2018 process, and what it all means, we’ve put together a handy glossary of frequently-used terms, so that you’re ready to discuss your options with us when you get your exam results. Adjustment If your grades are better than predicted, you may be able to

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