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We have a long history of welcoming students from the USA, and a proven track record of supporting them to achieve their academic and professional career goals. Empowered by the University of Stirling experience, our American graduates have become global citizens, successfully forging careers in a variety of fields around the world.

  • Welcome

    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.

  • Partners

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

  • Getting here

    You can fly to either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports from a wide range of international and domestic airports.

    If you're an international student flying to Edinburgh or Glasgow airport, then you may want to take advantage of the University's Airport Pickup Service.

    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.

Andrew Schuster
It's beautiful, and there's so much to see. As a History student, there is history right on your doorstep. The campus is a cool community with lots of international people here. I've found it a huge learning experience, and I already feel like I've grown a lot.
Andrew Schuster
USA University of Wyoming
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Madeline Elardo, Business Studies and Spanish

This internship did exactly what I had hoped it would, it gave me a better idea of which areas of business I enjoy the most!

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Michael Christopher Leiaghat, MSc Aquaculture Business Management

Michael Christopher Leiaghat studied an MSc Aquaculture Business Management in 2013. After graduating he worked in the seafood trade for years, but then used his business acumen to change careers and move into warehousing home decor products as well as managing commercial/ residential real estate, and is now Vice President of two companies.

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Kirsten Hughes,

Kirsten Hughes was a visiting student in 2016. While studying a course in Cognitive Neuroscience at university in the USA, she was given the opportunity to attend our International Summer School in 2016. Kirsten now works as a behavioural specialist at a school designed for the inpatient care of school aged kids with emotional and behavioural struggles. 

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