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Applicant Days

Got an offer to study at Stirling? Let us show you around.

By attending Applicant Day at the University of Stirling, you’ll be able to explore our beautiful campus, learn more about your course and get a taste of what life as a Stirling student is really like. You’ve already made a great choice by applying to Stirling. Now let us show you why this is where you belong.

We haven't scheduled our next Applicant Day yet, but we'll be in touch with all offer holders in 2019 with information on how to register.

What happens at Applicant Day?

Even if you've already visited the campus before, you may now find yourself filled with loads of new questions. That’s why our Applicant Days have been specially crafted to give offer holders valuable time with academic staff and students, as well as an opportunity to take a look at our range of accommodation and extensive support services.

You can also attend loads of useful presentations, including:

  • Subject-specific information
  • Student Finance
  • Accommodation and Catering
  • Study Abroad Opportunities
  • Sport at Stirling
  • Parents’ Survival Guide
  • Support for College Students and Mature Students

When is Applicant Day?

Our 2018 Applicant Day took place on Saturday 7 April 2018. We've not scheduled out 2019 event yet, but we'll be in touch with offer holders as soon as possible to let them know how to register.

Please note that Applicant Days are by invite-only for offer holders, and spaces fill up fast. After receiving an invitation, offer holders should book online to secure a place.

Find out how to apply

Getting here

Stirling campus

University of Stirling
Scotland UK

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Welcome from the Students' Union President

I am delighted that you are considering coming to Stirling to study. Choosing a University is a big decision and by attending an Applicant Day you can gain an invaluable insight into what we offer at Stirling. You have the opportunity to speak to student ambassadors, who will happily answer your questions about life as a Stirling student. You can also find out about what The Students Union has to offer – from clubs, societies and sports teams to environmental projects. I hope to see you soon!

Astrid Smallenbroek

5 ways to make the most of Applicant Day

If you've still got questions about your course, accommodation, fees or anything in between, Applicant Day is your golden opportunity to find out everything you need to know. To help you make the most of your day, here are five of our tips:


Join one of our campus tours and find out more about the facilities and services on offer.


Visit the showcase of your chosen degree subject(s). You will be able to speak to academic members of staff and find out more about your subject and what to expect from your course.


Ask about your module and degree flexibility. It may surprise you to know how many different choices and options you have if you study at Stirling. This makes us stand out from many other universities in Scotland and is one of the reasons why so many students choose to study at Stirling.


Find out about our Students’ Union and our many clubs and societies. This is a great way to make friends when you arrive at Stirling.


Finally, use your Applicant Day visit wisely. Gather as much information as you need to make an informed decision that Stirling is the right place for you.

Ready to find out more?

We haven't scheduled our 2019 Applicant Day yet, but if you've got any questions please get in touch!

We're always happy to help, and we hope to hear from you soon.

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