University of Stirling


  • Location: City, Rural

About us

The University of Stirling is an international university committed to helping students make a difference in the world. Based in the heart of Scotland, Stirling is a place where ability – not background – is valued, and teaching, employability and facilities are all rated five-star (QS Stars University Ratings 2021).

The University of Stirling is ranked top 40 in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023), and students rated Stirling top 30 in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022. 

With more than 170 undergraduate course combinations and over 90 postgraduate courses, including a portfolio of online courses, we equip our graduates with the knowledge, expertise and employability skills needed to succeed in the workplace. 

Be here, Be Stirling

We’re so proud to call #Stirling our home. It's city shaped by its unique history, lively arts scene, nightlife, natural beauty, sport, shopping and everything in between — but don't just take our word for it. See for yourself what's waiting for you in Stirling.

What makes us different

At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA. That's why we're regularly recognised across the globe for research excellence in teaching, research and offering a world-class student experience.

The University of Stirling is rated 1st in the UK and top 3 in the world for its campus environment. Stirling is also ranked 1st in the UK and top 5 in the world for its sports facilities (The International Student Barometer 2022), and is Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence.

Our world-leading academics are experts in their fields, and our teaching explores this cutting-edge research to make an impact on society. That’s why 80% of Stirling’s research was classed as either world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021). 

Our aim is simple: from feeding the world to using psychology to catch criminals, we want to tackle the global issues of our time. Our multi-disciplinary researchers challenge assumptions, innovate thinking and find solutions. 

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Course locations

Main Site

Grange Road, Stirling, FK9 4LA


University of Stirling, Cottrell Building, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Main Site

Stirling, FK9 4LA

Stirling Campus

University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA


Grange Road, Stirling, FK9 4LA