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Superfan, 5, meets star swimmer Ross at his University base

Ross Murdoch and Brian Fitzpatrick

The five-year-old boy who wrote an “amazing” fan letter to Commonwealth Gold medallist Ross Murdoch has met the swimming star at the University of Stirling. Little Brian Fitzpatrick, from Dumbarton, toured the National Swimming Academy before joining Ross for a superstar swimming lesson.


Student referendum vote

Thu 18 September 8.00 - Thu 18 September 18.00
Information for students voting in the forthcoming referendum on Scottish independence on September 18 2014

Come in, we're open! Open Day - book now for 20 September

Interested in studying at the University of Stirling? We hold tours of the campus, presentations, talks and displays. Come and speak to University staff, academics, and current students. Book now

Clearing and Adjustment 2014 Clearing and Adjustment

A world of opportunity awaits you…

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Students walking on campus Get INTO Stirling

Gain the skills you need for success in higher education and beyond by studying at INTO University of Stirling. Courses available in Stirling and at our London Campus. Prepare for success with foundation (pre-university), Graduate diploma (pre-masters) and Masters courses.

University of Stirling: global rankings and league table success

The University is delighted to have made tremendous progress in several recent league tables – read more!

Queens-prize Stirling awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Stirling has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its ground-breaking social marketing research.

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QS World Rankings

The University of Stirling has been ranked in The QS World Rankings, placing the University in the top 2.5% of global universities.