Social Sciences postgraduate welcome

Welcome letters and emails will be sent to all postgraduate taught students within the Faculty of Social Sciences. You'll receive information on the first sessions for each of your modules. You can also access that information via the Canvas site for each of your modules. We advise you to check those sites as soon as you have access, and that you download a copy of your module outline. It will have all details relating to your module:

  • module information
  • learning outcomes
  • teaching schedule
  • assessment details, plus more
Course induction sessions
Column one lists the session, column two lists the date, column three lists the start time, column four lists the end time and column five lists the location
Session/DescriptionDateStartEndLocation
Applied Professional Studies students, Management and Leadership pathway Tuesday 25th August 10:30 12:30 Virtual session via Canvas
Applied Professional Studies students, other pathways TBC TBC TBC TBC
Housing Studies students Tuesday 13 October  10:00 15:00 Virtual session via Canvas
Dementia Studies students Friday 9 October 10:00 12:00 Virtual session via Canvas
TQFE (in-service and pre-service) students Monday 31 August TBC TBC Virtual session via Canvas
TESOL students Monday 5 October 10:00 15:00 Virtual session via Canvas
MSc Applied Social Research, MSc Criminology, MSc Social Statistics, MSc Social Enterprise (SSPC) students Friday 9 October 10:00 16:30 Virtual materials on Canvas (view at any time)
  Thursday 15 October 10:30 18:00 Opt-in meetings in person and online
Professional Education and Leadership students Saturday 29 August 09:00 14:00 Virtual session via Canvas
  Saturday 5 September 09:00 14:00 Virtual session via Canvas
PhD TESOL students Monday 12 October 10:00 11:00 Virtual session via Canvas

Preparing for study at University - Stirling Essentials

Stirling Essentials provides a summary of the key information you need to be a successful student and it links into more in-depth help and advice, as and when you need it. Before you arrive, please do take some time to familiarise yourself with this module and work through its sections. This module will remain available to you throughout your studies, through a link on each Canvas module. (Log on with your University username and password, if requested.)