News at Stirling

Stirling signs up to national cycle hire scheme

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The University of Stirling has signed up to a nationwide cycle hire scheme which will make cycling between Stirling city centre and the University easier for students, staff and visitors.
25 Sep 2014

New Head for School of Health Sciences

Jayne Donaldson

A senior academic from Napier University in Edinburgh, Professor Jayne Donaldson, has been appointed as the Head of School of Health Sciences at the University of Stirling.
2 Sep 2014

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.
29 Aug 2014

University of Stirling’s Student Union holds first-ever Women in Sport Conference

Eilidh Child

A first-ever Women in Sport Conference is being held at the University of Stirling, Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, on Wednesday 8 October, 2014. Commonwealth Games Silver medal winner Eilidh Child and Stirling graduate Susan Egelstaff, Commonwealth badminton bronze medallist, are just two of the speakers at the event designed to inspire the next generation of women sporting stars.
14 Aug 2014

University of Stirling showcases its Commonwealth credentials

Ross Murdoch

Twenty-two students and graduates of the University of Stirling competed at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Stirling students, alumni and staff were out in force too in a range of roles from mentoring the next generation of Scottish sporting talent to filming the action and volunteering at venues.
13 Aug 2014

University Management Centre becomes Stirling Court Hotel

Stirling Court Hotel logo

Stirling Management Centre is changing its name to Stirling Court Hotel. The hotel and conference venue - within the grounds of the University of Stirling - says the change is to better reflect its services “across the hospitality, leisure and conference markets”. Managers are particularly keen to attract more leisure visitors to the venue, which boasts 100 en-suite bedrooms, as well as meeting and event spaces.
12 Aug 2014

Stirling joins new research network to prevent animal - and human - diseases

Professor Randolph Richards

The University of Stirling is part of a new group of experts helping to fight animal diseases, some of which have the potential to spread to humans. The UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network will draw together major UK research players to enhance the uptake of new technologies in order to design, develop and deliver safe and effective next-generation vaccines against new and re-emerging diseases.
12 Aug 2014

Another chance to see Games exhibition at University

Hosts and Champions

Sports fans are getting another chance to see a free exhibition about the Commonwealth Games. Hosts and Champions previewed at the University of Stirling before Glasgow 2014, and then enjoyed a display in the city during this year’s Games. A new, expanded version of the exhibition is now on display in the University’s Pathfoot Building until September 19.
11 Aug 2014

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