We're top in Scotland for welcoming international students (The International Student Barometer Autumn 2016)

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Student population of over 12,800 including 120 nationalities on-campus with the University achieving a 5 star excellence award for Internationalisation (QS Stars 2016)


96% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating (The Times Higher Education/HESA 2017)

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We’ve got a prestigious 5-star ranking in the QS Stars
(QS World University Rankings 2018)

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A safe and secure environment for study with our Facilities achieving a
5 star excellence award (QS Stars 2018)

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5 star excellence award for Internationalisation (QS Stars 2018)

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5 star excellence award for Teaching (QS Stars 2018)

Anna Blaho

I wanted to go somewhere in the UK and Stirling had interesting classes and the campus looked really pretty.

Anna Blaho, 20, Psychology Student at Indiana State University, on what drew her to Stirling’s International Summer School 2015.

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A safe and secure environment for study

Stirling is a fantastic environment in which to study, work and live. Please view our country specific information pages as well as the useful links to information below.

Students from overseas

Students walking on campusStudy with INTO University of Stirling, your gateway to higher education in Scotland.
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Science Without Borders

Science without bordersThe University of Stirling is delighted to be participating in the Brazilian Science Without Borders Programme, having been selected as one of 70 UK universities to take part.
Learn more about Science Without Borders

International Summer School

The University of Stirling is delighted to welcome international students from around the world to our campus during the summer months by taking part in the International Summer School.
Learn more about our International Summer School

Study abroad

We welcome all students from all years of undergraduate study. We admit around 175 study abroad and exchange students each semester. Around half come as part of organised exchange programmes, with partner universities around the world. 
Learn more about Study Abroad

ERASMUS exchange

The ERASMUS programme is the European Union's programme to encourage students and academic staff across Europe to experience European education and culture beyond their home countries.
Learn more about ERASMUS

International Student Handbook

The University of Stirling offer a range of programmes, specifically designed for international students to equip them with the English language, study skills and academic knowledge required to succeed in undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the university.
See our International Student Handbook

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