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Student population of over 11,000 including 120 nationalities on-campus with the University achieving a 5 star excellence award for Internationalisation (QS Stars, 2015)


97% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (The Times Higher Education/HESA, 2016)

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We’ve got a prestigious 5-star ranking in the QS Stars
(QS World University Rankings, 2015)

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A safe and secure environment for study with our Facilities achieving a
5 star excellence award (QS Stars, 2015)

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5 star excellence award for Internationalisation (QS Stars, 2015)

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5 star excellence award for Teaching (QS Stars, 2015)

I wanted to go somewhere in the UK and Stirling had interesting classes and the campus looked really pretty.

Anna Blaho, 20, Psychology Student at Indiana State University, on what drew her to Stirling’s International Summer School 2015.

A safe and secure environment for study

Stirling is a fantastic environment in which to study, work and live. Please view our country specific information pages as well as the useful links to information below.

Why Stirling

English language preparation



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Students from overseas

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Science Without Borders

Science without bordersThe University of Stirling is delighted to be participating in the Brazilian Science Without Borders Programme, having been selected as one of 70 UK universities to take part.
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International Summer School

The University of Stirling is delighted to welcome international students from around the world to our campus during the summer months by taking part in the International Summer School.
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Study abroad

We welcome all students from all years of undergraduate study. We admit around 175 study abroad and exchange students each semester. Around half come as part of organised exchange programmes, with partner universities around the world. 
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ERASMUS exchange

The ERASMUS programme is the European Union's programme to encourage students and academic staff across Europe to experience European education and culture beyond their home countries.
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International Student Handbook

The University of Stirling offer a range of programmes, specifically designed for international students to equip them with the English language, study skills and academic knowledge required to succeed in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the university.
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