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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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7 ways to be productive and have more time for fun stuff

student writing and studying in a notepad

You’re sitting at your desk, books laid out, laptop open, a mug of tea at the ready. The stage is set, you’re full of bright ideas and good intentions. Almost instantly, the self-inflicted study session sends your brain desperately searching for anything else to occupy itself with, instead of the subject at hand. You tell

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Five Reasons to Study at UofStirling

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Choosing a university is a big decision. Here are five of the top reasons why we think University of Stirling should be your number one choice.

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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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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