We have a long history of welcoming Chinese students, and a proven track record of supporting them to achieve their academic and professional career goals.
Empowered by the University of Stirling experience, our Chinese graduates have become global citizens, successfully forging careers in a variety of fields around the world.
Visit our China microsite to learn about our courses, studying in Scotland, life at Stirling and more.
International students are at the heart of what we do at the University of Stirling. We're rated 1st in Scotland for welcoming international students and are proud to educate students from over 120 nationalities on our beautiful campus.
We deliver high quality courses that produce intellectually-able graduates, who are highly sought after by employers throughout the world.
The University is home to an ever-growing list of student clubs and societies. Among them is our Chinese Students and Scholars Association, which hosts a regular schedule of events and offers plenty of opportunities to make friends for life. Whatever you're into—from athletics to anime, volleyball to videogames—it's easy to find a club that matches your passions.
If you're a prospective partner, find out more about our partnerships in your country.
There are a range of convenient flights from China to Scotland. Beginning on 12 June, there will be 4 direct flights per week between Beijing and Edinburgh, making it even easier for you to travel to Stirling.
Glasgow International Airport is about 1 hour away, and Edinburgh Airport is approximately 45 minutes from our University campus, travelling by car or taxi. From Stirling to Edinburgh Airport it's 60 minutes by bus, and to Glasgow Airport, 1 hour and 20–50 minutes by bus.
Direct entry to Year 1:
Applications are welcome from students who have completed their schooling in English or with an International Baccalaureate.
School leavers with a Zhongkao are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University.
Find out more about our pathway options.
Graduating with a minimum of 70% (65% for 211/985) in a four year Bachelor's degree.
If English isn't your first language, you'll need to demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency. We accept a variety of tests, details of the minimum grades we require can be found on our English Language Requirements page.
Please also check the specific grades required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.
Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English within the last five years. We require an official letter from your University or College.
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Need help improving your English?
There's a number of options available to you, ranging from a course for those who need only a little help, up to a longer-term programme.
The University of Stirling regularly travels to China attending recruitment events and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact our International Recruitment Manager, Lingyun Wang at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
We work with the following approved representatives in China who can help you apply and enrol on your chosen course:
International Recruitment Manager (East Asia)
+44 (0) 1786 467763
+44 (0)1786 467044
+44 (0)1786 466655