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International Students

Every year, we welcome students from all over the world, and we take pride in offering a truly global education on a diverse, welcoming campus.

You should aim to be on campus by Sunday 8 September to allow you to enrol, take part in orientation and induction events which will run throughout that week.

Before you arrive on campus there a few preparations you'll need to make:

Preparations

Visa information
Our Student Immigration Team specialises in student immigration to the UK, and we can help you throughout the process.

Travel and accommodation
Finalise your trip to the UK and your stay in Stirling

Healthcare
A quick guide to walk you through health care in the UK and various support services

Banking and budgeting
All your money questions answered

Packing and planning
The sort of basic items you'll want to bring to the UK

Preparing to study in the UK
Some steps you can take before you arrive in the UK to help with your studies

Checklist for successful applicants
A comprehensive checklist outlining some of the most important things you'll need to do prior to your arrival

Bringing your family
Practical arrangements you'll need to make so your family will have a fulfilling and productive stay

Students' Union
Find out more about the Union's work to help to support international students

Accessibility and inclusion services for students
If you have physical or mobility difficulties, have sensory impairments such as blindness or deafness, mental health conditions or a learning difficulty such as dyslexia, support is available at the University. You can contact the Student Services Hub in advance of your arrival to arrange a meeting to assess your needs, to avoid delays when you arrive. Email ask@stir.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 1786 466022. If you have medical information (in English) which would support and explain your support needs from a doctor or other professional, please bring that with you.

In-sessional English language courses
INTO University of Stirling provide support with general study skills and Academic English to help you achieve your full academic potential.

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