September 2019

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Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing: Communities, families, resilience and resistance conference

5 Sep 2019 to 7 Sep 2019

This three day conference focuses broadly on children and young people’s wellbeing and mental health. It offers a space in which we can consider how we might understand to children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing, and how services might respond to these challenges.

Hands covered in paint

Principal's Welcome Reception

7 Sep 2019

A welcome event for new students and their families and friends.

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Gerry McCormac

Essential guide to university life for parents, guardians and carers

7 Sep 2019

This informal session is designed exclusively for parents, guardians, carers and family members of new students.

People at an open day

Lochside Yoga

8 Sep 2019

As part of Welcome Week activities why not start your day with Lochside Yoga. Join Eve from our fitness team for a complimentary Hatha Yoga session by the loch.

Person doing yoga by a loch

Seed Bomb Workshop

12 Sep 2019

Join us in the great outdoors to make a seed bomb – make bees happy and help us protect our biodiversity.

Bee on a flower

Step into first year - How to be a successful student

18 Sep 2019

This workshop for new students will review some of the characteristics and habits which promote successful study at university.

People in a lecture theatre

Step into first year - Positive writing and referencing

18 Sep 2019

This introductory workshop gives an overview of writing at university and explores some of the academic expectations for undergraduate work.

People in the library

Stirling Students' Union Freshers' Week

7 Sep 2019 to 15 Sep 2019

Stirling Students' Union Freshers' Week is a week of activities and events to welcome you to your new home, the University of Stirling!

Freshers Clubs and Societies Fayre

Just Play - Football

9 Sep 2019

As part of Welcome Week activities you're invited to come along and join a kick-about football session.

People holding a football

International Students Welcome Reception and Wallace Wha Hae Festival

14 Sep 2019

Join us at our International Welcome Reception, a welcome event exclusively for our new international students hosted by senior University staff and sabbatical students from the Students' Union. Then join the celebrations at the Wallace Wha Hae Festival - an exciting event commemorating 150 years since the opening of The National Wallace Monument.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers band

Zumba Party

12 Sep 2019

Bringing fitness to you - join the party! Zumba is a great way to condition your body to some funky music and moves from around the world. Discover something new in your first week, or as a returning student.

Exercise class

Court Yard Fitness HIIT

10 Sep 2019

As part of Welcome Week join us for an outdoor High Intensity Interval Training session which combines intense bouts of exercise with short recovery periods.

People in an exercise class

Boxing Fit

13 Sep 2019

As part of Welcome Week join us for an outdoor Boxing Fit session on the grass area in front of Beech Court. This is a non-contact session, based on the techniques in boxing.

Boxing fit class

Essential Student Guide to Library and IT Services - 9 Sept

9 Sep 2019

Learn all about the Library and IT services at Stirling including how to print/copy, student email and using the Library.

Student standing in the library

Reunion in Kuala Lumpur

22 Sep 2019

An alumni reunion will take place at the Aloft Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the evening of Sunday, September 22.

Kuala Lumpur at night

Postgraduate Welcome BBQ

8 Sep 2019

All postgraduate students are invited to join us at a BBQ for the chance to meet your fellow students. Learn more about postgraduate life here at Stirling from Amy Smith, VP Education (Students Union). You can also enjoy some delicious BBQ street food,

Image of a food truck

Mature Student Meet Up

13 Sep 2019

As part of Welcome Week we invite all mature students to join us at the Lounge Bar at the Stirling Court Hotel (located on campus) for a get together over a relaxed lunch and share tips on how to get the most out of studying here at Stirling.

Exterior of Stirling Court Hotel

Inaugural Lecture: Fever, personality and immunology

12 Sep 2019

Understanding how immune systems evolved is fundamental to the development of a one health perspective in both human and animal health.

Fever, personality and immunology

Essential Student Guide to Library and IT Services - 11 Sept

11 Sep 2019

Learn all about the Library and IT services at Stirling including how to print/copy, student email and using the Library.

Student standing in the library

International Student Information Session - 10 top tips for studying in Scotland

10 Sep 2019

This session has been designed to give International Students advice and information to help ensure success with studying in Scotland.

Students sitting in a study pod

Academy of Marketing's annual colloquium

13 Sep 2019

Join us at the University of Stirling for the Academy of Marketing's annual colloquium on Arts, Heritage, Nonprofit and Social Marketing on 13 September 2019 at the Stirling Court

An image of a loch

Narratives of Forced Migration in the 20th and 21st centuries

16 Sep 2019 to 18 Sep 2019

This conference will welcome over 100 speakers working on diverse geographical and historical instances of forced migration from a range of disciplinary perspectives.

metal stairway

A Conversation with Jock Scott

18 Sep 2019

Jock Scott is an alumnus, ambassador, donor and Honorary Professor of the University. After graduating with a degree in Philosophy. His career spans over 30 years of global experience, including working for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a director in the Middle East, responsible for 12 countries and 2,700 staff.

Jock Scott

Be gardening

26 Sep 2019 to 5 Dec 2019

As part of the Art Collection’s environmental-themed exhibitions for the coming year we are hosting a free drop-in gardening club to renovate one of the Pathfoot Courtyards.

Pathfoot Courtyard Garden