University of Stirling

University of Stirling
C3 Pathfoot Building
Stirling
FK9 4LA
United Kingdom
Tel: +44(0) 1786 466031
Fax: +44(0) 1786 466800
Email: recruitment@stir.ac.uk
Map: View

“Stirling’s campus is stunning. The 310 lush acres include a loch, lovely rolling hills, a golf course and the 18th century Airthrey Castle. But it doesn’t just look pretty. Stirling is one of Scotland’s top universities, priding itself on flexible study.” - The Guardian, June 2006

The University of Stirling is a wonderful place – beautiful and vibrant, relaxed and engaging. Located on the edge of the historic city of Stirling, the University has one of the finest campuses in Europe and an excellent reputation for both research and teaching with key strengths in Health and Wellbeing; Culture and Society; Enterprise and Economy; and Environment and Sport.

The University is medium-sized, with over 80 nationalities represented and offers you a fantastic student experience. On-campus facilities include shops, cafés, bars, library, cinema, theatre and first-class sports facilities.  With Edinburgh, Glasgow and the Highlands all on your doorstep, Stirling really is Scotland’s heart.

The University of Stirling was established in 1967 and prides itself on flexible study. Over half of the academic departments are rated top for research in Scotland and the University has been rated as a top 20 university in the UK for the quality of its teaching. With approximately 10,000 students, Stirling is a medium-sized institution with excellent support for students.

Accommodation is guaranteed to all new students and also to final year students, typically on campus. There is also accommodation off-campus for undergraduate and postgraduate students. All accommodation is self-catered with several halls and flats providing fully ensuite facilities.

The University of Stirling is Scotland’s Centre for Sporting Excellence and provides first-class sports facilities on campus including the National Swimming Academy, National Tennis Centre, a nine-hole golf course and academy, state-of-the-art fitness suite and a loch for water sports.

There are plenty of other facilities on campus including 24hr IT labs, a library with about many online and print resources, restaurants, café’s, bars, a cinema and theatre. Living costs are relatively low at the University, and there are opportunities to find part-time work both on campus and in the city of Stirling. Students find the best of both worlds with a community focused environment close to the city. Stirling’s central location is ideal for exploring the rest of Scotland.

This section identifies the academic levels and subject areas that are offered at this institution. For a detailed list of course titles and levels you should contact the institution directly using the contact details provided.

Levels
  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Language learning
  • Professional training
Subjects
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Education & teaching
  • Health & medicine
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Mathematics
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality
  • Visual & creative arts

Name: Edouard Horlin

Age: 23

Country of origin: France

Programme: BSc (Hons) Marine Biology (2nd year)

 

Overview

Choosing to study at Stirling, for Edouard, was one of the most important decisions of his life. Edouard is currently in his second year studying Marine Biology. Being an international student he found that the University of Stirling was able to offer a wide spectrum of challenging and stimulating opportunities through its subjects and extra-curricular clubs and societies provided by the Students’ Association.

How did the Students' Association help?

Being an active member of the Sub-Aqua Club has introduced me to many interesting people and helped me improve my skills in scuba diving. Last year I took on the task of setting up the Octopush Club, of which I am now president, and this has given me great experience which may be of help in a future job. The International Society has integrated me into traditional Scottish culture, as well as helping me to meet people from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures.

Moving into halls in first year was definitely the easiest way of meeting like-minded people and some of them have become my best friends with whom I’m now sharing a University flat in the city.

How is the student life at Stirling?

Life in Stirling is the best I could have wished for with its great facilities and beautiful campus and I am looking forward to the practical classes and field trips the course offers in the third and fourth years.

Students from the EU who are studying for a full time undergraduate degree can apply to the Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have their tuition fees paid for them. More information is available at www.saas.gov.uk

Students studying for postgraduate degrees should visit www.stir.ac.uk for more information on tuition fees.

The average cost of accommodation and expenses is 6,000 – 7,500 euros per year.

Students from the EU can apply for undergraduate courses through UCAS at www.ucas.com. This website also provides comprehensive information on entry requirements.

Students interested in postgraduate programmes should contact the University of Stirling directly and information can be found at www.stir.ac.uk

The fairs listed in this section show where this institution has participated from the fairs we have listed on this website. Click on the links below to view the upcoming editions of these fairs.
Fair Name City Country Fair Date
a2 Spring International Education Fairs in Kazakhstan 2010 Astana Kazakhstan
11 Mar 2010
a2 Spring International Education Fairs in Kazakhstan 2010 Almaty Kazakhstan
13 Mar 2010
Educaturk International Education Fairs - Spring 2011 Ankara Turkey
30 Mar 2011
Educaturk International Education Fairs - Spring 2011 Ankara Turkey
30 Mar 2011
Educaturk International Education Fairs - Spring 2011 Istanbul Turkey
1 Apr 2011 - 3 Apr 2011
Educaturk International Education Fairs - Spring 2011 Istanbul Turkey
1 Apr 2011 - 3 Apr 2011
IEFT International Education Fairs of Turkey - Fall 2011 Istanbul Turkey
8 Oct 2011 - 9 Oct 2011
IEFT International Education Fairs of Turkey - Fall 2011 Izmir Turkey
13 Oct 2011
IEFT International Education Fairs of Turkey - Fall 2011 Ankara Turkey
16 Oct 2011
All-Kazakhstan International Education Fair 2012 Almaty Kazakhstan
5 Feb 2012
All-Kazakhstan International Education Fair 2012 Astana Kazakhstan
7 Feb 2012
All-Kazakhstan International Education Fair 2012 Atyrau Kazakhstan
9 Feb 2012
IEFT International Education Fairs of Turkey - Spring 2012 Istanbul Turkey
24 Mar 2012 - 25 Mar 2012
Student Recruitment Fairs Norway 2013 Oslo Spektrum Norway
12 Feb 2013 - 14 Feb 2013
20th International Education Fair in Cyprus - Spring 2013 Nicosia Cyprus
1 Mar 2013 - 3 Mar 2013