International students - Central Asia

Welcome to the University of Stirling in the heart of Scotland, UK. Here you will find lots of useful information for students from Central Asia including entry and English language requirements, scholarships and funding information, and where you can meet our representatives in-country.

Entry and English language requirements

Select your country below to find details of the international qualifications we accept for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Please also check the specific grades and essential subjects required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your English language skills. For a complete list of the English language qualifications we accept, including where we are able to waive an English condition based on certain local qualifications, please see our .

If your country is not listed or you have specific questions about your qualifications then please email our International recruitment team at



The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Kazakhstan to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.


The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.5/5.0 or 2.67/4 in a Bachelor's degree or Specialist Diploma.



School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Applications are welcomed from students who have completed one year of university study.


Minimum of 70% in Specialist Diploma or bachelor's Degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.


We have several excellent scholarship opportunities that are available to students from Central Asia.


See more undergraduate scholarships


See more postgraduate scholarships

Get in touch

University representative

Get in touch with our international recruitment team for any questions you have about studying at Stirling:

Ciorstan MacGregor
International Recruitment Manager (South East Asia)
+44 (0) 1786 466646

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Meet us in your country/region

The University of Stirling regularly travels to Central Asia attending recruitment events, and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact us for more information.


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Pre-sessional English language courses

Need help improving your English? If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements, our Pre-sessional English courses can help you progress onto your degree. Delivered on campus by INTO University of Stirling, you’ll be able to access expert training and language support.

International Society

The International Society gives students from all around the world a chance to meet each other and arrange fun events, trips and socials on campus, in Stirling or in different cities across Scotland to provide a real Scottish experience.