Kuwait

We have a long history of welcoming students from Kuwait, and a proven track record of supporting them to achieve their academic and professional career goals.

Empowered by the University of Stirling experience, our Kuwaiti graduates have become global citizens, successfully forging careers in a variety of fields around the world.

Overview

Welcome

International students are at the heart of what we do at the University of Stirling. We're 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.

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Partners

If you're a prospective partner, find out more about our partnerships in your country.

How to get here

You can fly to either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports from a wide range of international and domestic airports. Emirates fly directly to Glasgow from Dubai twice daily, and Etihad offer daily direct flights to Edinburgh from Abu Dhabi. There are also regular connections from the Middle East to both Glasgow and Edinburgh with British Airways, KLM, Air France, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and many others.

Glasgow International Airport is about 1 hour away, and Edinburgh Airport approximately 45 minutes from our University campus, travelling by car or taxi. By bus it's 60 minutes from Edinburgh Airport to Stirling, and 1 hour and 20-50 minutes to Glasgow Airport.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Direct Entry to 1st Year:

We require school leavers to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in Kuwait.

Postgraduate

We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor’s degrees with a minimum of 75% or CPGA of 2.8/4.0 from a recognised university in Kuwait.

English language requirements

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.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

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.

Funding opportunities

Scholarships

We have several excellent scholarship opportunities that are available to students from Kuwait:

Undergraduate

See more undergraduate scholarships

Postgraduate

See more postgraduate scholarships

Tuition Fees

For details of tuition fees, please visit our International Tuition Fees page.

Meet us in Kuwait

Upcoming visits

The University of Stirling regularly travels to Kuwait attending recruitment events, and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact us for more information. Email Claire Grant.

Agents

We work with the following approved representative in Kuwait who can help you apply and enrol on your chosen course:

Your contacts

Claire Grant
International Recruitment Officer
claire.grant@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1786 466030

International and Student Recruitment

+44 (0)1786 467046
international@stir.ac.uk
@stiruni
universityofstirling

Admissions

Undergraduate Enquiries:

admissions@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0)1786 467044

Postgraduate Enquiries:

graduate.admissions@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0)1786 466655

Webinars

Join one of our webinars or live chats for International students to find out more about studying at the University of Stirling.

Our full range of webinars and live chats cover a range of topics, including:

  • The application process
  • Living in Stirling
  • Funding and scholarships
  • Course and module overviews
  • Course-relevant career opportunities
  • Student life on campus

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