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.

The Pathfoot Project

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

Artists in residence

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

Film: Corridor of Dreams

This film celebrates works of Art from the collection through the eyes of people who pass them on a daily basis.

Airthrey Dance Trail

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

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.

Spoken responses

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

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

House of Words

A series of texts traced on the walls, windows and wilder places of the campus, a unique writers' trail in the heart of Scotland.