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Study in the heart of Scotland

We’re an international research university based in the heart of Scotland, UK. Stirling is home to some of Scotland’s most famous historical sites and tourist attractions. 

The city is also a short train ride away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and is known as the gateway to the Scottish Highlands – making it the perfect starting point for all kinds of amazing experiences.

Why Stirling for undergraduate study?
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Our courses

Your education and social activities during Covid-19

We are busy preparing to make your first year at Stirling fun and safe whilst managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out about our commitment to making our campus safer for 2020.

Clearing experiences of Stirling students

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Tamara Jayacodi

England, BA (Hons) Psychology

"I love it here. It's a completely different environment to London."

Stirling "were very helpful and the lady on the phone took her time to talk to me...I was quite panicked at that stage but she was very helpful and very easy to talk to."


Amy McCann

Amy McCann

Northern Ireland, BA (Hons) Sustainable Events Management

"What I like most about at studying at Stirling is everyone is so friendly here."

"My experience of the Clearing process was so easy. It was so straightforward and everyone was so informative of the steps that had to be taken."



5 QS stars for teaching

QS World University Rankings 2020


1st in the UK for campus environment

UK International Student Barometer Benchmark 2019


Top 5 in the UK for our careers services

UK International Student Barometer Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018

We're Sports University of the Year

We're proud of our sporting heritage and the sport and wellbeing facilities we provide for our students.

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Questions about Clearing?

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