The University of Stirling is consistently ranked as one of the best in the UK for 'a good place to be' (International Student Barometer). We have high student satisfaction levels, a staff who enjoy their work and are committed to investing in your future and an excellent employability rate for our graduates. From a number of perspectives, academically and socially, Stirling regularly rates highly in surveys.
Below are 10 good reasons why we think you should study and live at Stirling.
Several of our academic disciplines are rated top in Scotland for research – you'll have access to cutting edge developments in your field. In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, Stirling was placed 6th in Scotland and 45th in the UK. Additionally, almost three quarters of research activity rated either world-leading or internationally excellent.
We know you will love studying here, because 87% of our students were satisfied with their programme, which is above the national average (National Student Survey, 2013). We are also in the Top 2.5% of global higher education institutions (QS World University rankings, 2013). In addition, 91% of our staff surveyed enjoy their work and are committed to investing in your future.