Be Connected

Discover a programme of events, activities and resources for our Stirling community of students and staff.

Be Connected

Our Be Connected programme is inspired by the 5 ways to wellbeing.

Below you’ll find a range of live, in-person and virtual events, activities and resources, from live workouts hosted by our Sports Centre staff and friendly drop in coffee sessions, to craft workshops and meditation sessions. We update the calendar each week, so keep checking back to see what's on.

There's also a great array of online resources for you to learn something new, keep fit and well or soak in some culture. Follow our hashtag #BeConnected on the University’s social media platforms to keep up to date about what we’re offering and promoting every week.

Select a day to see what's on:

Monday classes - 14 June 2021
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Life Beyond Stirling - 'The World of Work' - You are graduating what next?

In this session we’ll address some of the big questions we often hear from our graduates 10:30am - 11:30am

Via Target Connect

Life Beyond Stirling - 'The World of Work' - Understanding the graduate labour market

In this session we will be exploring the labour market - understanding the labour market can be tricky at the best of times, let alone in these unusual times we currently find ourselves in. We have assembled some of the latest facts and figures to put it into context for you. 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Via Target Connect

Tuesday classes - 15 June 2021
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Life Beyond Stirling - 'Networking' - LinkedIn profile and Networking

In this session find out about LinkedIn, why you should have a profile and how to build your network. See how to write a headline and a summary and how to get the most from the platform. At the end of this session you will know your way around LinkedIn, how to write convincing content and feel confident about your online networking. 10:30am - 11:30am Via Target Connect

Live Pilates with Tamara

A total body conditioning class that strengthens the core, improves posture and balance, and enhances flexibility and agility through a series of challenging and low impact mat-based exercises. No equipment needed. 1:00pm - 1:45pm Join class on Zoom

Life Beyond Stirling - 'Networking' - Alumni - Life as a Stirling Graduate

Join us in this session to:

  • Find out what it means to be a UofS graduate
  • Hear about the awesome benefits you can access as a graduate
  • Discover careers resources and support available to you after graduation
  • Explore ways you can get involved in the UofS activities as an alum – from associations and bespoke events to volunteering opportunities and much more!
1:00pm - 2:00pm Via Target Connect 

Just Play Badminton

Just Play Sports are drop-in sessions designed for students who want to play sport and take part in fitness activities on a casual basis. It’s a great way to meet likeminded students, play sport in a casual environment and be active whilst at University. All abilities are welcome and there is no commitment of joining a club. 4:00pm - 5:00pm Find out more
Wednesday classes - 16 June 2021
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Life Beyond Stirling: Interview Masterclass This interactive session will cover 'interview skills': At some point in your career you are likely to attend an interview and, whether it’s face to face or online, an informal chat or a full panel interview, this session will give you the practical tips and advice you need to prepare effectively. 11:00am - 12:00pm Via Target Connect
Building Your Self-Confidence A 30 minute session to learn more about how you can develop your self-confidence and why it's a skill we can all learn and develop. 12:00pm - 12:30pm Join MS Teams group chat
Life Beyond Stirling - 'Recruitment' - Applications Recruitment like many other things, has gone online. Join in to find out:
  • How have recruitment practices changed during the past year?
  • How can I be successful with my applications?
1:00pm - 2:00pm Via Target Connect
Life Beyond Stirling - 'Recruitment' - Assessment Centres & Interviews - how to prepare In this session we will be exploring online assessment practices such as assessment centres and interviews. 3:00pm - 4:00pm Via Target Connect
Just Play Football Just Play Sports are drop-in sessions designed for students who want to play sport and take part in fitness activities on a casual basis. It’s a great way to meet likeminded students, play sport in a casual environment and be active whilst at University. All abilities are welcome and there is no commitment of joining a club.   4:00pm - 5:00pm How to book
Thursday classes - 17 June 2021
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Live Upper Body Toning with Jenny Strengthen and tone your upper body at home. 7:30am - 8:00am Join class on Zoom
Life Beyond Stirling - CV Masterclass This interactive session will cover 'CV writing skills':
  • CVs are often your first chance to make a good impression: a good CV (Curriculum Vitae) can make all the difference. 
  • A well presented CV will grab the reader's attention and make them want to find out more about you.
  • It is one of your key marketing documents in your pursuit of employment, and along with the covering letter, is often the only opportunity you have to impress the employer.
11:00am - 12:00pm Via Target Connect
Life Beyong Stirling - Q &A Job Hunting in the UK for International Students It can be a daunting prospect for an international student considering employment in the the UK after graduation. This is an informal information session allowing you to come along and share your questions and concerns. With so many questions, knowing where to start can be challenging. Whether you want to know about recruitment processes in the UK, what to include on a CV or covering letter, what websites to use for job hunting or how to gain experience, this is your opportunity to get your questions answered and progress with your career ambitions. 2:00pm - 3:00pm Via Target Connect
Life Beyong Stirling - Careers Cafe - no question is too small - ask us anything In this session we will be hosting an informal Q&A - questions can come from thoughts you might have from the three day programme we have just delivered or you can ask any careers-related question that you want to. 3:00pm - 4:00pm Via Target Connect
Just Play Badminton Just Play Sports are drop-in sessions designed for students who want to play sport and take part in fitness activities on a casual basis. It’s a great way to meet likeminded students, play sport in a casual environment and be active whilst at University. All abilities are welcome and there is no commitment of joining a club.   4:00pm - 5:00pm How to book
Friday classes - 18 June 2021
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Just Play Football Just Play Sports are drop-in sessions designed for students who want to play sport and take part in fitness activities on a casual basis. It’s a great way to meet likeminded students, play sport in a casual environment and be active whilst at University. All abilities are welcome and there is no commitment of joining a club.   5:00pm - 6:00pm How to book
Saturday classes - 19 June 2021
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No classes scheduled
Sunday classes - 20 June 2021
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Live Mindful Yoga Flow with Tamara

Moving with the breath, keeping slow and steady, work your way through this yoga flow. No equipment needed.

9:00am - 9:45am  Join class on Zoom  

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