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University of Stirling


  • Founded in 1967, Scotland’s first new university in 400 years. Celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2007–8.
  • Strong history of innovation and excellence.
  • Designated Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence in 2008.
  • The first UK niversity to introduce a two semester system.
  • Year established
  • Location
    Central Scotland and Fife
  • Registered students
  • Students satisfaction

Academic specialism

  • At the forefront of research and learning that helps to improve lives. Working with academic, commerical, public, private and voluntary sector partners. Key strengths are Health & Wellbeing, Environment, Culture and Society, Sport, Enterprise and Economy.
  • Specialisms include patient centred cancer care, sports science, dementia, aquaculture, management, education, media studies, retail studies and social marketing.
  • 96.4% of our graduates are in employment or taking further study within six months.

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  • Beautiful 125.5-hectare (310-acre) campus boasting a loch and an 18th-century castle situated less than an hour away from Edinburgh and Glasgow.
  • The historic and lively City of Stirling is only a ten minute bus ride from the campus and the university encourages and supports students and staff to user greener methods of transport.
  • Had adopted the Carbon Management Programme (CMP) and aims to reduce the university's CO2 output by 20% by 2013.
  • The campus has been described by the police as one of the safest in Britain and has a strong community feel.
  • The university was voted first in the UK for a 'good place to be'.