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Before you arrive

We can’t wait to welcome you to the University of Stirling. Make the most of your time at Stirling from the moment you arrive on campus by working through this list.

01

ENROL ONLINE

Follow our easy online enrolment process. This includes:

  • Setting up your University of Stirling student computer account
  • Registering for the modules you want to study this year
  • Payment of fees
  • Uploading a photo for your student ID card – this must be done by Wednesday 5 September

02

ARRANGE YOUR ACCOMMODATION

If you haven’t already sorted out accommodation, on or off campus, you need to check out your accommodation options.

See our accommodation

03

MAKE A LIST OF WHAT TO PACK

We’ve prepared a handy list with suggestions of what you need to bring with you. Try to be organised with your packing and just bring what you really need.

What to bring with you

04

ORGANISE YOUR TRAVEL TO THE CAMPUS

Don’t leave it to the last minute to work out how you’re getting to campus - check out our getting here page with lots of travel information.

If you're going to be driving and need a car parking permit log on to the Student Portal where a full range of application forms are available.

05

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Join the official University of Stirling Offer Holders 2019 group. It's a great way to meet friends, land tips from current students and get advice about life on campus.

To get all the info about what's going on during Freshers' Week join the Stirling Students' Union Facebook group.

You can also find out what’s happening around campus by following us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

06

CHECK AND UPDATE YOUR VACCINATIONS

Students aged between 17 – 24 years are strongly recommended to have a MenACWY vaccination if you didn’t already get the vaccination at school or sixth-form college. Get more information on the NHS website.

07

SEE HOW WE CAN SUPPORT YOU

Our Student Support Services team are always on hand to offer advice and guidance on a range of topics including money advice, support for disabled students and students with specific learning difficulties, as well as counselling and wellbeing support.

If you have a disability or specific learning difficulties for which you may need support please contact Student Support Services. See our Accessibility and inclusion information. There's also support information available for care experienced young people.

International students

We can’t wait to welcome you to the UK and to the University of Stirling. There’s a few extra things you need to do in preparation for your arrival, so we’ve prepared a useful checklist for you - International students information.

Additional things to do before you arrive

To avoid having to do everything on-site the day you arrive on campus, there are a few more things you can complete beforehand to make settling in easier:

Sport Centre membership

Affordable sports and gym membership options

Medical Centre new patient registration

All students can register with our on-campus Medical Centre and Dental Practice.

Finding part-time work

Find out more about applying for part-time work in the UK or overseas

Register to vote

Find out everything you need to know about voting in the UK

Got a question?

If you have any questions about student life then who better to ask than one of our current students! 

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