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Farewell for Stirling swimmers heading for the Gold Coast

Nine swimmers from the University of Stirling have bid farewell to campus as they prepare to jet off to Australia ahead of next month’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Aimee Willmott and others

Stirling athletes make the grade for World University Games

The University of Stirling’s reputation for sporting excellence continues to flourish after seven student athletes were selected for this year’s World University Games in Chinese Taipei, 19 – 30 August.

Chloe Goadby playing golf

Stirling golfer selected for Glasgow 2018 role

Glasgow 2018 is set to celebrate the country’s young talent and achievers, coinciding with the Year of Young People, and six ambitious young athletes, representing each of the sports, hope the profile of Glasgow 2018 will help inspire more young people to get involved in sports.

Hazel MacGarvie playing golf

Richardson on top of the world at Duathlon Champs

One of the University of Stirling’s newest sport scholars, Cameron Richardson, has made a blistering start to his university career as he became world junior duathlon champion at the ITU Duathlon World Championships in Penticton, Canada.

Cameron Richardson

Stirling golfers team up for Glasgow 2018 at Ladies Scottish Open pro-am

Three young golfers from the University of Stirling were given the opportunity of a lifetime this week as they teamed up for Glasgow 2018 at the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open pro-am at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire.

Glasgow golfers

Geddes graduates to top job at University of Stirling FC

University of Stirling FC has today (30 June) announced that one of its longest serving players, Chris Geddes, will become head coach for the 2017/18 season.

Chris Geddes appointed new head coach of University of Stirling FC

Top Marks for Stirling at Scottish Student Sport Awards

It was almost a clean sweep for Stirling at the Scottish Student Sport Awards this week as athletes and coaches claimed the titles of Team, Male Athlete and Coach of the Year at the governing body’s flagship annual event.

SSS golf winners

Murdoch swaps trunks for tie-breaks to promote summer of sport at Stirling

University of Stirling Olympian Ross Murdoch, put his tennis skills to the test this week as he helped launch the University Sports Centre’s summer membership campaign.

Ross Murdoch and junior tennis players

Mackay Clinic backs Stirling footballers

One of the world’s leading sports surgeons, Professor Gordon Mackay, has signed a three year sponsorship deal with the University of Stirling football teams.

group of male football players holding up their coach on their shoulders

Medal Haul and Worlds Qualification for Stirling Swimmers at British Championships

Athletes from the University of Stirling’s high performance swim programme made their mark at the British Championships this past week, winning 10 medals as they went head-to-head with the UK’s best at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.

Ross Murdoch

Swimmers ‘still hungry’ as they enter British Championships

Swimmers from the University of Stirling are beginning to grind up the gears as they set their sights on the British Swimming Championships next week.

A person swimming

String of student titles for golfers

University of Stirling golfers have won a total of four titles at the 95th Scottish Student Golf Championships.

Stirling golfers trophy

Stirling farewell for Kerr as coach takes Scotland hot seat

University of Stirling high performance football coach, Shelley Kerr, secures top job with Scotland women's national team.

Shelley Kerr Graduate

University champions active lifestyles with launch of inaugural Campus 5K

The University of Stirling has reinforced its commitment to promoting healthy and active lifestyles after launching its inaugural Campus 5K which will take place on Tuesday 4 April.

Runner's on campus

Double victory at Dundonald for Stirling golfers

Two University of Stirling student golf scholars secured victories at the 11th Dundonald Tournament, taking the two individual awards home.

James Wilson

Stirling athletes and staff join rugby star Finn to launch family run

University of Stirling students and staff teamed up with Scotland rugby star Finn Russell at his old school this past week to help launch two new running events taking place in the heart of Scotland.

Stirling Family Run even

Stirling student freezes out competition at World University Games

University of Stirling student Bobby Lambie has won a gold medal at the 2017 World University Winter Games as part of the Team GB’s men’s curling team.

A medallion

Sport scholars inspired for 2017

Athletes from the University of Stirling’s International Sports Scholarship Programme (ISSP) have been recognised at a reception to acknowledge their achievements and role at the heart of the university’s sport community.

Sport Scholar reception Jan 2017 Catriona Morrison