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We value community at the University of Stirling, and we invite all parents, carers and family of students to get involved with us to find out more about university life.

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Parents and guardians of prospective students need support to help their children make informed decisions about university. Our monthly e-newsletter will tell you all about applying for university, Clearing, Open Days, university study, student finance and wellbeing.

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The Family Programme

Our focus on you doesn’t stop when your student joins us. Our Family Programme offers parents and family of exisiting students the opportunity to get involved and become part of our wider community. Membership is free, and includes:

  • receiving the University of Stirling magazine 'Stirling Minds'
  • regular e-newsletters
  • invitations to events

We’ll also keep you up-to-date on University news, events and developments.

For more information please email

Events for parents and carers

Open Days

Parents and family members are welcome to attend our annual Open Days. These include tours of campus, presentations and talks, and have a range of information desks where you can speak to University staff – including academics and current students. We also hold Offer Holder days and visit afternoons.

We’d love to show you around our university. See more about Open Days and other ways to visit us.