University of Stirling

History

  • Founded in 1967, Scotland's first new university in 400 years. Strong history of innovation and excellence.
  • Designated Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence in 2008.
  • The first UK University to introduce a two semester system.

Location and Transport

  • 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.
  • The University aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 38% by 2020.
  • The campus has been described by the police as one of the safest in Britain and has a strong community feel.
  • The city of Stirling was judged as having the best student living experience in the UK (National Student Housing Survey 2010 awards).
  • As of September 2014, the University funded a corporate subscription with Nextbike which allows students use of bikes on Campus and around the Stirling area, as well as any other Nextbike locations throughout the UK.