Pre-arrival activities

See our activities and programmes to help you get ready for starting your studies at Stirling.

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Study skills workshops

Student Learning Services are running virtual study skills workshops in January and February to help you prepare for university and to support your progress through the semester. Topics include:

  • Why is ‘Learning to Learn’ so important?
  • Effective on-line learning
  • Canvas orientation
  • Managing your time and getting organised
View the schedule of workshops and book your place
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Be Connected

Discover a programme of online events, resources and activities designed to keep you connected with the University community. Activities range from live workouts hosted by our Sports Centre staff and friendly drop in coffee sessions, to quiz nights with the Students' Union and meditation sessions.

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STEER peer support

STEER is a University-wide student peer support scheme run by Stirling Students' Union. It provides mentors or buddies for any undergraduate or postgraduate taught student in their first year at the University of Stirling. The scheme aims to help you with the transition of settling into life at Stirling.

Find out more about STEER