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The University of Stirling is an international higher education institution, known for its quality of teaching and impactful research. Founded in 1967, Stirling is a modern university with a pioneering outlook that is reflected in its approach to education. The university placed 68th nationally in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards in 2022 and was ranked 50th in the Complete University Guide 2023 league table.
The university is based in the city of Stirling, in Scotland. Located just north of the halfway point between Glasgow and Edinburgh, it’s an ideal location for postgraduate students looking to study in the heart of Scotland and experience everything it has to offer. The world-famous Scottish Highlands and its mountains, lochs and coastlines are easily accessed, while road and train links to the country’s major cities provide for all of a student’s cultural needs.
Stirling itself is a thriving market town, with a medieval castle at its centre and plenty of modern amenities including shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The city is a treasure trove of Scottish history, having been the coronation site of King James VII and the famous Battle of Bannockburn, as well as today being home to the National Wallace Monument.
The university’s campus is a 330-acre site and has a range of modern facilities, ranging from a cinema to Olympic-size pools, and various places to eat and drink. Postgraduate students will benefit from a spacious, safe and contemporary campus setting, perfect for academic success and sociable lifestyle.