Accommodation Guarantee

The University provides a priority for accommodation to all new students. If you are a taught postgraduate student from outside the UK, we will guarantee you an offer of University accommodation, provided you apply by the advertised date.

How to Apply

Applications for accommodation open from April onwards as long as you have received and accepted a conditional or unconditional offer of study at Stirling.
Applications for accommodation should be made online via the university portal and full instructions will be sent from the Admissions Office once you have met your conditions and your place is confirmed.
In order to accept your offer of University accommodation, you be required to pay a £300 rent pre-payment. This £300 will be deducted from the first rent payment in September 2017.
Please refer to the specific How to Apply section of our website

For session 2017/2018, accommodation available to postgraduates will be:

Alexander Court TownhousesAC Townhouse Small
Pendreich Way
Beech Court
Edge of campus:
Lyon Crescent
John Forty's Court (Standard)
Thistle ChambersUnion Street, Bridge of Allan
All off-campus residences are within easy reach of the campus by foot, bicycle or public transport.

Accommodation Contract Dates for 2017/18 are as follows:

  Start Date End Date
50 weeks 09 September 2017 25 August 2018
These dates indicate your contract period, so please ensure you arrange your travel plans accordingly.
All accommodation for postgraduate students is offered on a 50 week let basis for session 2017/18 meaning that students can continue to occupy their rooms over the Christmas vacation period.
Please click on the following link for more details on the University Accommodation Allocation Policy
The following link will provide a full Accommodation Facilities Chart
For postgraduate accommodation enquiries please email
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