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University of Stirling - UK

Stirling,Scotland,FK9 4LA


Year Of Estabishment

1967

Staff

1,872(Approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom.

College website

http://www.stir.ac.uk/

College Contact

+44 1786 473171
Type

Public

Scholarship

Yes

No.of students

11,500(Approx)

Intake

Sep/Oct 2016

Overview

University of Stirling, UK


The University of Stirling is also known as UOS. It is public university. which is situated in Scotland. This university was established by royal charter in the year of 1967 and work with the motto Innovation and Excellence.

The Sunday Times University Guide 2014 put the college 51st in a rundown of 121 UK colleges. The college was positioned among the Top 10 Universities in the Times Higher Education Supplement Award for the UK's Best Student Experience 2006. In The Times Good University Guide, Accounting and Finance was recorded as one of the Top 20 college offices in the UK for Accounting and Finance ? one of just four Scottish offices to make the Top 20. Stirling was named Scottish University of the Year 2009 by Sunday Times. 

Campus

The university has three campuses in Stirling, Inverness and stornoway. Each campus provide all facilities for world class education.

·        Western Isles Campus

·        The Highland Campus

·        Stirling Campus

The Main campus of the university is Stirling campus, which is situated in Stirling. This campus provide many activities , facilities and recreational activities to the students. The Highland Health Sciences Library is additionally on this grounds, and provides food for both the student and staff of the University and in addition the workers of NHS Highland and its related Trusts. The Western Isles ground is situated in Stornoway.

Schools

Some of the schools/colleges of the university are:-

·        School of Natural Science

·        School of Applied Social Science

·        Stirling Graduate School

·        School of Sports

·        School of Health Science

Departments

The university is spanided into various departments such as:-

·        Applied Social Science

·        Aquaculture

·        Biological and Environmental Sciences

·        Computing Science and Mathematics

·        Education

Teaching standards

The university is ranked for best academics and teaching standard. It is also ranked by The Times Higher Education Supplement as Excellent teaching in various subjects such as politics, accounting, finance, economics, sociology, religious studies, business studies, psychology and English language demonstrate Stirling's expertise in the arts and social sciences.

 Courses

The university provide around 256 courses undergraduate and postgraduate. Some of them are:-

·        English Studies

·        Film Media & Journalism

·        History and Politics

·        Languages Cultures and Religion

·        Law

·        Management

·        Nursing Midwifery and Health

·        Philosophy

·        Psychology

·        Sports Studies

Student facilities

The university has many Union backings and there are an extensive variety of clubs and social orders, with more than 40 altogether running from the Rock Society to Dance. The Sports Union provide various types of games and many recreational activities to the students. Stirling University has students run media administrations. Like newspaper named as Brig. It has been the grounds daily paper subsequent to 1969. Some more media that provided by university such as Air3 Radio, it was the first grounds radio station in Scotland, and AirTV, it is a TV channel for students.

Accommodation

The university has more than 9,000 students, who live in the university residential halls. If any student wants to live in the university residential halls he/she should apply for accommodation.

Some of the residential halls of the university

·        AK Davidson Hall

·        Murray Hall

·        Geddes Court

·        Beech Court

Alumni

Some of the most notable alumni of the university are:-

·        Greg McHugh is a actor, writer,

·        Iain Banks is a author,

·        Alan Bissett is a writer,

·        Jonathan Clements is a author,

·        Jackie Kay is a poet and writer,

·        Nick Keir is a musician,

·        Fiona Ritchie is a radio presenter,

·        Mark Cousins is a film critic,

·        Grace Dent is a reporter, author and television critic,

·        Ally McCrae is a radio presenter,

Scholarships

The university provide a number of various scholarship programs and financial aid to the all students, who are eligible and deserving. University provide scholarship on the basis of academic excellence, if any student wants to apply then check the university criteria.

·        Scottish Funding Council Masters Scholarships

·        University of Stirling Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

·  University of Stirling International Taught Postgraduate Merit Scholarship

·        Postgraduate Dementia Studies Scholarships

·        BUTEX Scholarship


Courses Offered

Accountancy and Finance BAcc (Hons)

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Law Accelerated Entry (graduates only) LLB

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Human Resource Management and Psychology BA (Hons)

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Human Resource Management and Marketing BA (Hons)

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Psychology of Sport MSc

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Business Studies and Management BA (Hons)

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