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About us

The Faculty for Health Sciences and Sport is the premier research-intensive education and research provider for nurses, midwives, allied health and sports professionals in Scotland. We’re dedicated to transforming lives by improving the health and wellbeing of individuals, patients, carers and communities.

Our courses

Our courses integrate academic learning, research and professional practice. They’re designed to develop your employable skills for careers in healthcare, nursing and sport. We pride ourselves on our people-focused ethos which has helped us to win Student Nursing Times Awards in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The awards recognise our development of new student talent, and our delivery of excellence in education.

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Our research

Our 330-acre Stirling campus provides the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is at the heart of life at Stirling. We offer extensive study and research opportunities in sport science. Our scenic sports campus has state-of-the-art research and performance sports laboratories, and exceptional sports facilities, including a 50m swimming pool and indoor tennis centre. Our connections within the sports sector ensure you’ll have every opportunity to shape your future career.

Research

Professional development: achieving quality practice

For professionals already working in health sciences or sport, we offer continuing professional development (CPD) modules to help you achieve high-quality practice.

A university for sporting excellence

Our 330-acre Stirling campus provides the perfect setting to study and participate in sport. As Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, sport is at the heart of life at Stirling. We offer extensive study and research opportunities in sport science.

Half of young drinkers are unaware of health messages on alcohol packaging

Half of young drinkers are unaware of health messages on alcohol packaging

Just half of 11-19 year old drinkers recall seeing health messages or warnings on alcohol packaging – despite being an important target market for this information, according to new research.

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Smoking risk in children has fallen since tobacco display ban

Smoking risk in children has fallen since tobacco display ban

The risk of 11 to 16-year-olds taking up smoking has reduced following the introduction of a ban on the open display of tobacco products in the UK, according to a new University of Stirling study.

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Open Day

Open Day

If you are interested in studying at the University of Stirling, our Open Days offer campus tours, presentations, talks and displays. Speak to University support staff, academics and current students, who will be delighted to answer your questions

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