8.14 Student Administration and Support

This category contains information on how the institution manages the administration and progression of their students from admission to course completion, including student support services.

Course information

Degree programmes offered by the institution

Structure and broad content of each programme:

Undergraduate Prospectus

Postgraduate Prospectus

Academic Regulations

Opportunities for overseas study:

Study Abroad

Qualifications gained if successful are detailed in Ordinance 58 (Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates of the University):

58 Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates of the University

Recruitment and admissions

The institution's admissions procedures and policies


Undergraduate admissions details

How to Apply for Undergraduates


Postgraduate admissions details

How to Apply for Postgraduates

Fees and charges

Tuition fees and other charges to students

Information on the institution's tuition fees for home/EU and overseas students:

Financial information for Undergraduates

Financial information for Postgraduates

Other charges:

For details of other costs including transcripts, absentia fees, replacement degree certificates etc can be found in our online shop

Online Shop

Appeals on fee status decisions:

Complaints Handling Procedure

Scholarships and bursaries

Scholarships and bursaries available to students

Lists of scholarships and bursaries available:



The institution's arrangements for registering students

Arrangements for the enrolment and registration of students:

Undergraduate enrolment

Postgraduate enrolment


The institution's student induction arrangements

Induction and welcoming arrangements/procedures:

Guide to first week

Faculty inductions

Studying at Stirling


Arrangements for examinations

Information for Students on Examinations

Student Academic Appeals and Complaints


Regulations governing student progression

Undergraduate Regulations - Assessment and Award of Credit

Postgraduate Taught Regulations - Assessment and Award of Credit

Postgraduate Research - Progression

Adviser of Studies - Progression Guidance

Assessment policy and procedure

Learning support provision

Description and availability of the academic and non-academic learning support provision offered by the institution

Student Learning Services

Careers and Employability Service

Student Support Services

Student liaison

The structure and functioning meetings of staff/student consultative committees or other liaison groups

Student Participation and Feedback

Hard copies of staff/student consultative committee minutes and papers are available on request from Freedom of Information Unit, Policy and Planning University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Student records

The institution's policies on the collection, maintenance and use of personal information about students.

Student Privacy Notice

HESA collection notices can be viewed at (*):

HESA Collection notices

Scottish Funding Council privacy notice for University student data (*):

Scottish Funding Council Privacy Notice

Student discipline

The institution's policies and procedures for disciplinary proceedings against students

The Code of student discipline and associated appeals procedures are contained in Ordinance 2 and published in the University Calendar. External appeals procedures are handled by the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman.

2 Code of Student Discipline

Student accommodation

Availability, conditions of use and range of accommodation services offered by the institution

Information about availability of accommodation, prices, applications processes and letting arrangements:

Student Accommodation


Visitor Accommodation (*)

Stirling Venues

Graduation arrangements

Information about awards ceremonies

Dates and details of Ceremonies for the current academic year. 
Attendance and ticketing information, Academic Dress Information, costs.
Information on Photographs and Video facilities:


Student complaints

Procedures for dealing with student complaints about the institution

Procedures for handling complaints by students on academic matters:

Student Academic Appeals and Complaints

Procedures for handling complaints on non-academic matters:

Hard copies of statistical information on complaints and outcomes are available on request from Freedom of Information Unit, Policy and Planning, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA.

Student facilities

Description of the academic, leisure and other facilities and services available exclusively to students

Campus facilities

Students' Union

Student Support Services


Careers, Employability and Advice

Sport at Stirling

Relationship with the Students' Union/ Association

The legal and structural basis of the institution's relationships with the Students Union/Association

The Constitution of the Students’ Association details agreements, protocols, etc governing the institution's relationship with the University of Stirling Students' Union: 

1 Constitution of the Students' Association

Students' Union/ Association

Information on the operation and activities of the Students Union/Association

Information on the operation, activities and services offered by the University of Stirling Students' Union, including list of officers (*):

Students' Union website 

* If you have any trouble accessing this external information please contact us (foiunit@stir.ac.uk) and we will provide you with this information.

September 2022