University of Stirling

World University Rankings 2022
Young University Rankings 2017
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, United Kingdom

About University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is a global institution committed to helping staff and students to make a difference in the world.

Based in the heart of Scotland, we equip our graduates with the knowledge, expertise and skills to succeed in the workplace.

Research with impact

The University’s world-leading academics are experts in their fields, contributing to a positive impact on society. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), three-quarters of Stirling’s research activity was classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent. The University was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2013 and again 2019.

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Commitment to employability

Ranked top 15 in the world for career support services (UK International Student Barometer Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018), our courses provide practical experience and opportunities to work with industries across the globe.

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Campus life

Rated 1st in the UK and top 5 in the world for its campus environment (UK International Student Barometer Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018), Stirling’s beautiful 330-acre campus provides five-star facilities (QS World University Rankings 2021), more than 130 clubs and societies and a vibrant international community, with over 97,000 alumni worldwide.

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A global outlook

Stirling welcomes international students from around the world, with almost half of its postgraduate community coming from overseas. Stirling has teaching and research partnerships in over 60 countries across the world, and its diverse students and staff represent more than 120 nationalities.

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Sporting excellence

The University of Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence. We’re also home to five national governing bodies and ranked 1st in Scotland and top five in the UK for sports facilities (UK International Student Barometer Benchmark and Global ISB Benchmark 2018).

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