New undergraduates

When it’s time to settle into life at the University of Stirling, we guarantee you a warm welcome. New undergraduates are given priority when we allocate our accommodation, and our dedicated team is on hand 24 hours a day to help ensure you’re safe, happy and feeling right at home.

If you're a new Nursing or Integrated Degree student (Forth Valley College), please read the information below to see your accommodation options.

Accommodation guarantee

We’ll guarantee you an offer of University-managed accommodation in your first year of study if you meet the eligibility criteria. All you need to do is confirm your place at Stirling and apply for accommodation within the timeframe we give you. As a first-year student, you'll normally be allocated a single study bedroom in a University residence. The University has 2,900 bed spaces, over 19 properties, and your accommodation may be located either on-campus or off-campus. 

Application dates for new undergraduate students

Start dateGroupApplications openDeadline for Accommodation Guarantee
September 2021 Scottish students 31 March 2021 30 June 2021
September 2021 Students from rest of the UK, EU and overseas 31 March 2021 31 August 2021
January 2022 Scottish students 21 October 2021 13 December 2021
January 2022 Students from rest of the UK, EU and overseas 21 October 2021 13 December 2021

For more information, see our Accommodation Allocation Policy.


Nursing and integrated degree students

Depending on what you're studying, you may start your course at a different time from other undergraduate students. You'll see the final dates of your contract period when you book your room, but most undergraduate contracts are for a period of 36 weeks. integrated degree students study for 42 weeks, and Nursing students study for 44 weeks.

For session 2021/22, accommodation available to new Nursing, Paramedic and Forth Valley College (integrated degree) students will be John Forty's Court (both standard and ensuite options).

Contract length

Contract durationStart dateEnd date
36 weeks 11 Sept 2021 21 May 2022
42 weeks (FVC) 28 August 2021 18 June 2022
44 weeks (nurse / paramedic) 11 Sept 2021 16 July 2022
17 weeks 15 January 2022 21 May 2022

Contact us

If you have any questions about University of Stirling accommodation, please get in touch.