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Visit us

Our stunning 330-acre campus is located in the centre of Scotland and attracts students and their families to the University from all over the world.

But don't just take our word for it. We encourage prospective students, their families and supporters to visit our beautiful campus, learn more about the University and see our first-rate study, sport and social facilities for themselves.

There's lots of different ways you can come and see if Stirling is the place for you.

COVID-19 update

Due to the current circumstances involving COVID-19 we will not be running any tours of the campus for the foreseeable future as a precaution.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, however the safety of our students, visitors, local community and staff is our main priority.

As soon as we are able to facilitate campus tours again, full details will appear on this page.

Virtual Open Days

Check out our diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and chat to staff and students to get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like.

Prospective student at postgraduate open day

Postgraduate virtual open day

See more about our virtual open days.

Student ambassador at open day

Undergraduate virtual open days

Saturday 19 September, Saturday 24 October 2020 11am-1pm and 3pm-5pm

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Take a virtual tour

If you're ready to start exploring campus right now, our virtual tour is the perfect way to see what the University of Stirling has to offer.

Start your tour
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Applicant Days

These are open to anyone who's applied for undergraduate study at the University and received an offer from us.

Applicant Days

Other visit opportunities

Want to visit, but can’t make one of our Open Days? There’s plenty of other opportunities.

If you’re interested in undergraduate study, our Student Ambassadors can give you a tour of our campus.

We offer guided tours by request on Wednesdays and Fridays at 2pm, and the tour usually takes 60-90 minutes.

Book your place

Booking is compulsory. Spaces on tours are limited, so please book a minimum of five working days prior to your preferred visit date.

Book now

If you wish to attend a tour within the next five working days please contact Student Recruitment at or on +44 (0) 1786 467046 to check availability.

Care Experienced or Looked After Young People and Young Carers can email us at to find out more about the specific support we can offer you and to arrange an individual visit.

If you’re interested in postgraduate study, our Student Ambassadors would be delighted to give you a tour of our campus.

During the visit, we’ll also arrange for you to speak with an academic from you chosen subject area (subject to staff availability). The campus tour part of the visit usually takes 60-90 minutes.

Book your visit 

Book now

Please book at least five days before your preferred visit date, so we can arrange everything before you arrive.

If you wish to visit within the next five working days please contact Student Recruitment at or on +44( 0)1786 467046 to check availability.

You’re welcome to explore our campus unaccompanied. Collect a campus map from our Student Recruitment reception to help guide you  and enjoy exploring!

We’re located in Room 2C3 in the Cottrell Building.

We offer bespoke visits for various groups, including schools and colleges. We can tailor your visit to suit your needs, with a tour of the campus, guidance on applying to university and personal statements), or subject taster sessions (subject to staff availability).

If you’d like to arrange a group visit, please contact us at or +44 (0) 1786 467046 to discuss your requirements.

Get further information for teachers, lecturers and careers advisers.

If you can’t make it to an Open Day – or just can’t wait to start exploring campus – our virtual tour lets you take a closer look at what makes the University of Stirling so special.  

Go to our 'Getting here' section to get information on travelling to the University of Stirling.

All the events are free of charge to attend. The University of Stirling wishes to be as accessible as possible and therefore we do not endorse any organisations that charge individuals for visiting the campus.

Overhead view of campus

Why not stay on campus?

Eat, stay and relax at the Stirling Court Hotel, perfectly positioned on our stunning 330 acre Stirling campus. With views towards the Ochil Hills and the Wallace Monument, it's the perfect place for anyone visiting us to find out what the University and City of Stirling has to offer.

Other places to stay

Find out more on the wide range of accommodation options within the Stirling area on the Destination Stirling website.