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Studying at the University of Stirling is an unforgettable experience, but don’t just take our word for it. Our campus environment and facilities rank among the best in the UK, and we’ve been rated 1st in Scotland for welcoming international students (International Student Barometer 2016).

We’re a close-knit community with a global outlook, and no matter where you’re from or hope to end up, we think you’ll like it here.


1st in the UK for a good environment on campus

International Student Barometer 2016

campus landscape

Campus facilities

Our 330-acre campus is an inspiring place where cutting-edge ideas fuse with breathtaking nature.

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Students' Union

Your award-winning Students' Union is right at the heart of university life. Take a closer look at the Union's venues and services. 

University of Stirling Live Music Society

Clubs and societies

Make friends for life and share your passions in one of our 120+ clubs and societies. Whatever you're into, you'll fit right in. 

Sport at Stirling

As Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence, we aim to make sure every student can enjoy our world-class sports facilities – from a 50-metre swimming pool to a nine-hole golf course.

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1st in Scotland, top 5 in the UK for good sports facilities

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017

Your adventure starts here

The city of Stirling

In Stirling, you’ll find all that’s good about Scotland – vibrancy, history, energy and a wealth of opportunities. What will you discover?

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Explore Scotland

Scotland was named the world's most beautiful country and favourite destination by The Rough Guide in 2017. Stirling’s central location means getting across Scotland couldn’t be easier.

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Simron Kandola
The spectacular setting of the University, the flexibility of the undergraduate courses, the social life and the excellent career prospects all brought me to Stirling.
Simron Kandola
England BA (Hons) Human Resource Management and Law
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More on campus

The library

Our state-of-the-art library houses more than 500,000 books and has plenty of space for research and study. 

The Macrobert Arts Centre

With an independent cinema and theatre on campus, there's always something new to see. 

The atrium

The central hub of campus life is home to restaurants, shops, pop-up stalls and much more.

Are you Stirling?

When you begin your student life at the University of Stirling, you’ll be in good company. Find out more about how we prepare you for your future career, what courses we offer and why we’ve been ranked first in Scotland for welcoming international students (International Student Barometer 2016).

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