University of Stirling

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Ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for graduate employability

Where academic achievement meets sporting success

Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling has consistently exhibited a pioneering spirit and passion for excellence that endures today. Thanks to its characteristic devotion to multidisciplinary collaboration, Stirling has cemented its reputation as one of Scotland’s leading research universities. Away from the classroom, however, the institution’s designation as Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence also bears testament to its tremendous sporting pedigree, with over 50 of its student athletes currently holding world rankings.

Schools/faculties and courses

Note: scholarship applies to all undergraduate and postgraduate courses except part-time courses and professionally accredited courses.

Facts about the university

2nd in the UK and 47th in the world for world’s top universities under 50 years old

2nd in the UK and 46th in the world for world’s best 200 universities under 50 years old

3rd in Scotland and 32nd in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017

One of the top 150 most international universities in the world

Hear from our students

I was influenced by the professional academic environment in Stirling Management School when I made my choice to study this course here. As an international student, I have been enriched by studying in a multi-cultural environment as well as improving my academic knowledge. I particularly enjoyed the Flying Start activities at the beginning of the course and the Personal and Professional Development module has really helped me to build my confidence and improve teamwork skills.

picture of Zhuqing Shen, postgraduate student, Business & Management Zhuqing Shen, postgraduate student, Business & Management
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