January 2017 news

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Sport scholars inspired for 2017

Athletes from the University of Stirling’s International Sports Scholarship Programme (ISSP) have been recognised at a reception to acknowledge their achievements and role at the heart of the university’s sport community.

Sport Scholar reception Jan 2017 Catriona Morrison

Partnership primed to capitalise on Scotland’s cultural expertise

Scotland’s £2.4billion heritage sector is set to benefit from an ambitious new educational partnership which will promote and develop expertise in managing Scotland’s heritage assets, as well as providing new training opportunities from apprenticeships to postgraduate level qualifications.

Professor Gerry McCormac, Alex Paterson and Dr Ken Thomson

Stirling top in Scotland for welcoming international students

The University of Stirling is top in Scotland for welcoming international students, according to a survey published today.

three students standing together on the loch bridge and smiling

Workouts with fewer reps could yield better results

Time-poor people who do fewer repetitions during high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts may get better fitness benefits than those who complete more, according to a University of Stirling analysis.

An image of people at the gym

Benefits of renting a home may be underrated

Renting rather than owning a home may not be as expensive as many people think, according to financial research from the University of Stirling.

a row of terraced houses that are various colours

Practical postgraduate education takes centre stage in Stirling

Education leaders gathered at the University of Stirling to showcase the Scotland-wide Making the Most of Masters (MMM) programme which uses work placements as an alternative to traditional academic Masters dissertations.

Bastian Roos