The University of Stirling is a globally connected university. Over 80% of its research activity is rated either world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework, 2021).
Stirling is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence with its sport courses rated top 10 in the UK (QS World University Rankings, 2023) and sport facilities rated 1st in the UK and top 5 in the world (International Student Barometer, Wave 2, 2022).
The University has been awarded 5 Stars in the QS Stars University Ratings 2021 for its teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness. Stirling’s small class sizes help to ensure you benefit from world-class teaching from its leading academics.
The University of Stirling has excellent ratings for graduate employability. More than 94% of Stirling’s undergraduate leavers are in employment or further study within 15 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes from Higher Education Survey, 2020).
A degree at the University of Stirling gives you an internationally recognised qualification and prepares you for your future career. Many of their courses offer hands-on experience and unique opportunities to work with industries across the globe. That’s part of the reason the University received a student satisfaction score of 93% for its career services support (International Student Barometer, Wave 2, 2022).
A stunning campus
The University is top 3 in the world and 1st in the UK for its campus environment (International Student Barometer, Wave 2, 2022). With its own Olympic-sized swimming pool, on-site theatre and cinema, 18th-century castle and plentiful green spaces, everything you need is within a few minutes’ walk of the University’s wide range of accommodation.
Ideally situated within an hour of Glasgow and Edinburgh, the University of Stirling's 330-acre campus isn’t just a beautiful place to call home.