Pre-arrival activities

To help get ready for starting your studies at Stirling many of our Faculties and Services are running useful information sessions. Take a look to see what's on.

Sessions for all new students 2020/21
Column one describes the information session, column two lists the date and time the event will take place, column three lists the location of the event.
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Stirling Essentials launch

This is an on-line module that will help you prepare for study at University. We recommend you work through this module before you arrive. 

14 Aug Online via Canvas

What is university all about?

Do you want to find out what studying at univesity is all about? Then this is the webinar for you. An informal introduction to how you will be studying and what to expect. Also a good chance to meet the Student Learning Services tutors.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

17 Aug 10.00 - 11.00

Online - book your place

What’s the difference between school and university?

Coming to university is an exciting time but it can also be quite daunting if you are not sure what to expect. A great chance to find out more about how university is different from school and what might be expected.  A webinar to get you in the right frame of mind for studying at university. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

18 Aug 11.00 - 12.00

Online - book your place

What’s the difference between college and university?

A great chance to find out more about how teaching and learning at university are different from college and what might be expected. A webinar to get you in the right frame of mind for studying at university. There will be an opportunity to ask questions

19 Aug 12.00 - 13.00 Online - book your place

Prepare for Studying at Stirling tutorials

Chat with a Study Skills Tutor are group sessions which are running once a week as we prepare for the start of the semester. During the times shown, a study skills tutor will be available to answer any questions you might have about study and learning at university. You can join the session at any point during the times shown below.

20 August 16.00-18.00

27 August 14.00 - 16.00

3 September 12.00-14.00

10 September 10.00-12.00

Online - book your place 

Study Skills Workshops

We have a number of workshops for new, returning and international students including:

  • Being a mature student at university
  • What makes a successful student?
  • Scottish Culture
  • Effective on-line learning
  • Academic Expectations at University of Stirling
Held throughout Augst and September  Online - check our calendar of workshops and book your place 

 

Sessions for all returning students 2020/21
Column one describes the information session, column two lists the date and time the event will take place, column three lists the location of the event.
SessionDate and TimeLocation

Digital skills upskill through Stirling Essentials 

14 Aug Online via Canvas

Study Skills Workshops

We have a number of workshops returning students including:

  • Effective on-line learning
  • Step up to 3rd year - What makes a successful student?
  • Chat with a study skills tutor
  • Want to improve your grades (2nd/3rd year)
Held throughout Augst and September  Online - check our calendar of workshops and book your place 

History undergraduate students

Join our Canvas module resource, 'History at Stirling', where we are posting videos, posts and links twice a week to introduce you to us and give you a flavour of what we teach and do here, and what you can expect when you join us.

Join History at Stirling in Canvas

Faculty of Natural Science students

The Faculty will have many welcome videos including messages from your course directors, help with module selection and introductions to your course.

See the full schedule

Sport students

Watch the welcome videos from the course directors of BA Sports Studies and BSc Sport and Exercise Science

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Be Connected

To get a taste of student life at Stirling why not check out our programme of social, health and wellbeing, learning and cultural activities and resources to help students during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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