The University of Stirling

www.stir.ac.uk

About The University of Stirling

We are a world-class institution with a thriving community spirit, renowned for its beautiful, inspiring and safe campus in the heart of Stirling, Scotland, UK.

A formidable seat of learning where ability, not background, is valued The essence of the University of Stirling is its great people: our graduates, staff and students are helping to shape the world.

Founded by Royal Charter in 1967, the University of Stirling was the first genuinely new university in Scotland for over 400 years.

We retain our pioneering spirit and a passion for innovation and excellence in all we do. We aim to be at the forefront of research and learning that helps to improve lives. Working with academic, commercial, public, private and voluntary sector partners, Stirling is one of the UK’s leading research universities in the fields of health and wellbeing, the environment and people, culture and society, enterprise and the economy, and sport.

Students are at the heart of what we do and we provide one of the best all round student experiences in the UK. In learning and teaching, we work with our student community to deliver high quality programmes that produce intellectually able graduates who are highly sought after by employers. We are ambitious for our students, and our flexible learning opportunities enable them to explore and discover new subjects and interests.

There is a vibrant and growing postgraduate community and we welcome students, researchers and staff from around the world. This gives our research and teaching a global outlook, while remaining relevant to our Scottish culture and economy.

Among other accolades, we have been named Scotland's University for Sporting Excellence and 1st in Scotland, 8th in the UK by the Times Higher Education's Top 100 Schools under 50 years old.

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

53/12351/121

The Guardian

54/12158/119

The Complete University Guide

39/12939/127

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    • City Centre
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    The University of Stirling, The Causeway, Stirling, FK9 4LA

    Telephone: 01786 467044
    Email: admissions@stir.ac.uk
    Website: www.stir.ac.uk

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    3,255

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    8,585

    Total Non-UK Students:

    2,280

    Total Part Time Students:

    1,860

    Total Full Time Students:

    9,975

    Total Student Population:

    11,840

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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