The Blue Boy Sculpture in front of Pathfoot building

Campus as inspiration

This page celebrates how the beautiful University of Stirling campus has inspired creativity in many ways.

We encourage you to investigate further and perhaps to find some inspiration of your own.

A student cutting a ribbon in front of a playing string quartet

The Pathfoot Project

Every year the Art Collection works with the students on the MLitt in Creative Writing programme.

Ally Wallace

Artists in residence

Take a look at our artists in residence, past and present. 

Corridor of dreams

Film: Corridor of Dreams

Grace Turner, interpretive dancer, mid-twirl on the Airthrey Dance Trail

Airthrey Dance Trail

An immersive outdoor dance and poetry experience inspired by the University campus.

Forest bathing expert Cath smiling at a tree

Forest bathing

Forest bathing, or Shinrin-yoku, is the practice of being in nature. Find out how to enjoy your own forest bathing session around the campus.

A sculpture at University of Stirling campus

Spoken responses

A selection of undergraduate students talk about their thoughts and feelings in response to the campus sculpture trail. 

A pair of hands working at a loom

Peace Be With You

Visitors were invited to join Gardner & Gardner in a repetitive, simple action of knitting and building peace through actions and kind words.

Pathfootpath sculpture


Pathfootpath was created by Gardner & Gardner in response to the physical footprint of our Pathfoot Building.