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Undergraduate enrolment

Procedures for new undergraduate students

Ready to get started on your new academic adventure? Work your way through the online enrolment process so that you're all ready to start making the most of your time at Stirling from the moment you arrive on campus.

Please note: Study abroad and exchange students should refer to the Student Handbook for Study Abroad sent separately by the study abroad office.

Step one: Discover your student computer account

Before you can complete Module Registration and Online Enrolment, you'll need to discover your University of Stirling student computer account. This account (username and password) provides access to:

  • The University Portal (internal website)
  • The computer network on campus (including the student lab PCs in the Computing labs and Library)
  • Canvas (online learning environment)

Discover your student computer account

You'll need your registration number (which can be found in the email sent with the instructions on how to apply for your accommodation) and your date of birth.

If you need help you can either consult the instructions for account discovery or contact the Information Centre at, quoting your student registration number.

Step two: Complete online enrolment tasks

Once you have discovered your computer account please complete the enrolment tasks within the Portal.

You should log onto the Portal and scroll to the section titled ‘My Tasks’. This shows you which tasks you need to complete to enrol. The sections below provide more details on each of these steps.

  • Module registration

    This does not apply to pre-registration nursing students

    Module registration is the process of choosing the modules you want to study in your first year. It opens for new undergraduate students on Tuesday 6 August 2019.

    An email will be sent to your student account when you're able to start online module registration. You can  for academic advice before you make your module choices. Information about each module is available in the degree programme tables.

    If you have any questions regarding completing the Module Registration process, contact the Student Programmes team at

    Please note: All module selections must be made before arrival at the University.

  • Upload visa and passport

    Please note: This only applies to international students from outside the EU.

    In order to comply with Home Office regulations, we are required to  for studying at the University of Stirling. In order to do this we require you to confirm your passport and visa details and to upload copies.

  • Upload your photo

    In order to produce your student ID card we need you to upload your photograph. The process only takes a couple of minutes and you will receive a notification once your image has been approved for your ID card.


  • Complete online enrolment

    Online enrolment is the process of choosing the modules you want to study in your first year. It opens for new undergraduate students on Monday 26 August 2019.

    An email will be sent to your student account when you're able to start online enrolment.

    At the start of the online enrolment process you will be asked to confirm some information we hold about you, or enter this information if it was not supplied in your application. Following this you will be asked to confirm how your fees will be paid.

    Payment of fees

    Fees paid by Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) or Student Finance England/NI/Wales

    Please ensure you have applied directly to SAAS or Student Finance England/NI/Wales for your funding. You will be required to apply for funding each academic year before you enrol.

    Fees paid by a body other than SAAS or Student Finance England/NI/Wales (e.g. your employer)

    If you're being sponsored, you can supply this information as part of online enrolment. Please complete the Sponsor Form when asked how you will pay your fees. Your sponsor will be invoiced in due course. Please note that there may be a delay to your enrolment of 24 hours (or longer at the weekend), and you won't be able to complete the process until these updates are completed. In this case we will email you to let you know you can complete the enrolment process.

    Paying your own tuition fees?

    Learn about fees and funding.

    You can also pay your tuition fees in instalments.

    Once you've completed the tuition fees page, click the continue button to complete the enrolment process. An email will be sent to your student email account to confirm your enrolment status.

    Student loan payment

    In order to receive your first student loan instalment you must have completed Online Enrolment. If you delay enrolling you should be aware that this will also lead to a delay in the receipt of your payment.

Step three: collect your student ID card

Student ID cards will be available for collection from Monday 2nd September. See the dates and times of when you can collect your ID card.

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