University of Stirling
The University of Stirling was founded in 1967 on the site of the historic Airthrey Estate. The campus comprises of 310 acres, a loch, and 18th century Airthrey Castle. Stirling is committed to promoting a thriving research culture and environment in order to enhance the quality of the student experience. The University prides itself on offering a flexible, interdisciplinary approach to learning. It gives people who traditionally would not have access to education the chance to study towards a degree.
· The University of Stirling has been ranked in the top 2.5% of global universities according to the QS Worlds Rankings
· 94% of Stirling 2012 graduates have found work, or are in a further programme of study within 6 months of graduation
· Stirling was Sunday Times University of the Year for 2009/2010.
· Stirling has been named Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence.
Living in Stirling
With Edinburgh, Glasgow, and the Highlands all on your doorstep, Stirling’s campus is located in the heart of Scotland. You will find yourself studying in a friendly and beautiful environment surrounded by 18 century castles and rolling hills. Additional to the scenery is a youthful, stimulating, and buzzing city; one in every five residents is a student. The Robbins Centre consists of bars, clubs, and pubs geared towards students, with themed nights and DJs.. The campus includes indoor and outdoor sport facilities, including a nine-hole golf course and 50-metre swimming pool. The city is also a popular tourist destination with a wide choice of cuisine at restaurants, bistros, and cafes. Art and culture reside on campus through the MacRobert Arts Centre, as well as other venues throughout the city.