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Heritage experts to study responses to protecting Ukraine's cultural heritage and monuments

Heritage experts to study responses to protecting Ukraine's cultural heritage and monuments

A new international project is to explore how cultural heritage, monuments and the professionals involved in their safeguarding, can be better protected during times of war.

Indian graduate named as top 75 Achiever

Indian graduate named as top 75 Achiever

A Media Management graduate has been recognised as one of the 75 top young Indian alumni of the United Kingdom.

Events

Art tour at Pathfoot

Art tour at Pathfoot

Pathfoot Building

Join the Art Collection team for a short tour around the galleries in the Pathfoot Building.

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Heritage experts to study responses to protecting Ukraine's cultural heritage and monuments

A new international project is to explore how cultural heritage, monuments and the professionals involved in their safeguarding, can be better protected during times of war.

An image of a loch

Indian graduate named as top 75 Achiever

A Media Management graduate has been recognised as one of the 75 top young Indian alumni of the United Kingdom.

R to L: Mr Manish Tiwari, Jennifer Foreman and Nasir Arafat

Burns’ influence on working class English writers revealed after the discovery of ‘lost’ works

The influence of Robert Burns saw poets in the north of England writing verse in Scots, say researchers who have uncovered a host of ‘lost’ literary works penned by industrial workers in the 19th Century.

Black and white portrait drawing of Scottish Bard Robert Burns

New exhibition kicks Stirling sporting hero back into spotlight

Raploch born footballer Billy Bremner remembered in new University exhibition

Exhibition poster showing old photos of Billy Bremner as a young footballer and as a professional

PR student’s success marks hat-trick for Stirling at major European award

A public relations graduate has picked up a major academic award – marking the third time a Stirling student has been recognised at the annual EUPRERA Master Thesis Awards.

Anne Cumming photographed with her award certificate.

Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

A new archive making more than a century’s worth of records from Aberlour Children’s Charity accessible for the first time has been officially opened by a former resident.

Ron Aitchison poses on campus holding a small blue booklet which is one of the items he has donated to the new archive

Student films get debut on BBC iPlayer

Two short films created by University of Stirling students as part of a unique partnership with BBC Scotland are being showcased by the broadcaster online.

Disclosure documentary screenshot from the BBC iplayer website

New exhibition celebrates Scotland’s Commonwealth Games heroes

A new exhibition curated by University of Stirling experts to celebrate Scotland’s historic sporting heroes is set to open in Birmingham as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Liz Lynch at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, 1986

Team Scotland cyclist graduates ahead of Commonwealth Games bow

Commonwealth Games-bound cyclist, Finn Crockett, took some time out the saddle this week – swapping Lycra for academic robes – as he graduated from the University of Stirling.

Cyclist Finn Crockett has graduated from the University of Stirling.

675-year-old mystery ends after researchers discover the origins of the Black Death

A team of researchers has ended a more than six-and-a-half-century mystery, after discovering the origins of the Black Death for the first time.

Abs Bubonic plague bacteria - 3d rendered image structure view on black background. Plague Infection concept.

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Art tour at Pathfoot

8 Feb 2023

Join the Art Collection team for a short tour around the galleries in the Pathfoot Building.

Painting of a building

Postgraduate On-campus Open Day - 29 March 2023

29 Mar 2023

Learn more about our diverse range of Masters courses and PhD opportunities, explore our stunning campus, and spend invaluable time with our staff and students to get a taste of what life at Stirling is really like.

Prospective student at PG open day

Never Apologise: an exhibition from the Lindsay Anderson Archive

23 Jan 2023 to 30 Apr 2023

Never Apologise marks the centenary of Lindsay Anderson’s birth by opening up the extensive collection of his personal and working papers held in the University of Stirling Archives.

Lindsay Anderson

Space & Place: The Pathfoot Building

13 Oct 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

The Pathfoot Building is an outstanding example of post-war modernist architecture and is widely recognised to be of international significance. During this year’s exhibition theme Space & Place we are taking the opportunity here to celebrate the design of this building, home to the Art Collection and an integral part of the history of the campus.

Black and white aerial view of the Pathfoot Building

Space & Place: a selection from the permanent collection

23 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

Celebrating the inspiration and sustenance that buildings and outdoor spaces provide for us, especially here on campus.

Art Collection in Pathfoot building

Space & Place: Two exhibitions by David James Grinly

26 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

In Gallery 4 of the Pathfoot Building, as part of our Space & Place theme this year, we have two exhibitions by David James Grinly.

Photos in frames hung on a wall

Space & Place: Jennifer Wicks residency: Technical Notes

26 Sep 2022 to 31 Aug 2023

Artist in residence, Jennifer Wicks, has been looking at the work of Norman McLaren, held in the University Archive and the Art Collection.

Dancers in a studio

A Sense of Place

30 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023

A small exhibition of artworks to encourage visitors to pause and reminisce.

Hand against a wall