University of Stirling

University of Stirling

The University of Stirling founded at the end of 1967 by the Royal charter is now a well-known public university located in Stirling, Scotland. The Lord Lionel Robbins, an acclaimed economist, was the school's first chancellor. Students can choose to study master's and bachelor's degrees within the five faculties at the university. The courses cover many subjects of education, including accounting and business, biology creative writing, computer science media, politics, and communications. The university was accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and is affiliated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). Notably, the university received five stars (the highest rating) in the university rankings given by QS World under five categories, including employability, teaching, inclusiveness, facilities, and internationalization, in 2016. It was also one of the 20 institutes given the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2014. In addition, The Which University Student Survey acknowledged the school for its high-quality sports programs in the year 2018.

The campus of the university was recognized as one of the top of its kind in United Kingdom by the International Student Barometer in the year 2016. The campus was built on the site of the Airthrey Estate and features state-of-the-art infrastructure. The college has numerous facilities, like theater, cinema as well as a pharmacy, bank supermarket, library (featuring more than 500,000 volumes as well as 9000 journals) to facilitate the needs of students. There are numerous eateries, cafeterias, as well as bars on campus. The campus accommodation includes 2 1000 rooms, townhouses and rooms. The university also has the sports hall, a swimming pool, courts and tracks as well as pitches that are suited to sports like golf, tennis, squash football, hockey, and rugby. About 20% of the students are from outside of the country and are from more than 120 countries. The university also allows its students to learn from international educational experiences through its cooperation in more than 70 universities from around the world.

Life on campus

The University of Stirling is rated 1st in the UK and 5th globally for its campus atmosphere (UK ISB Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018) and it's easy to understand why.

A little less than an hour's drive less than an hour away from Glasgow and Edinburgh The stunning campus covers 330 acres and has been renovated to provide newly constructed accommodation, restaurants and shops along with a cinema and theatre and even a castle from the 18th century. We've also invested over PS40 million to enhance our world-class fitness facilities and high-performance sports facilities as well as create a campus central hub.

Engagement to employability

First in Scotland and among the top 15 universities worldwide for career assistance (UK ISB Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018) Our courses offer practical experience, career guidance and opportunities to join industries from all over the world.

A global perspective

The University of Stirling is truly international in every sense of the word. More than 120 countries are found on our multi-cultural and diverse campus.

We partner with institutions around the globe - research partnerships and teaching partnerships with sixty countries to assist our students in becoming innovative graduates with the abilities that are sought-after by employers all over the world.

Sports excellence

The University of Stirling is the UK's Sports University of the Year (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) and Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence. The University is also the home of 5 national sports governing body. We're also is ranked first in Scotland and among the top five universities in the UK for facilities for sports (UK Barometer for International Students Benchmark and the Global ISB Benchmark 2018).

Students also get access to the more than 50 sporting clubs we have, hundreds of exercise classes a week as well as our no-competitive Get Active programme.

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