Program Details

If you are looking for a truly inspirational, scenic campus with excellent student satisfaction ratings and top academics then the University of Stirling could be for you.
Location:
Stirling, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

A top-rated institution in the heart of Scotland

Located in the picturesque heart of central Scotland, University of Stirling is a top-rated institution with excellent facilities, flexible academic programs, and supreme natural beauty. With a five-star overall QS Rating and five-star ratings in many academic disciplines, this modern university in a pastoral setting is home to 14,000 students, 20% of whom are from a total of 120 countries.

Known for its groundbreaking and current research, including on the wider impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic, the University of Stirling maintains robust research interests in areas that  are interdisciplinary in scope, including Cultures, Communities and Society; Global Security and Resilience; and Wellbeing and Society.

Among study abroad students, courses in the environmental sciences, ecology, and environmental education, marine biology and marine science, as well as in Scottish studies, film and media studies, communication and psychology are popular.

Named as Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, Stirling’s outstanding sports facilities as well as sport-related courses are open to you and extend to the local community. From elite athlete preparation, and a commitment to fitness for all, to innovative research into the nation’s health, along with teaching children about exercise, swimming and playing sports, Stirling has a strong research and community engagement commitment in these disciplines.

The area in which Stirling is located is directly below the Ochil Hills and the National Wallace Monument, Stirling is near the Trossach Hills and Trossach National Park, and encompasses Airthrey Loch and Airthrey Castle. The campus is a short bus ride away from the town of Stirling.

Campus life takes place on 330 acres and offers an Olympic-sized swimming pool, on-site cinema, more than a dozen places to eat, and more than 120 sports, clubs and societies for you to join. Stirling ranks highly for campus environment and has an active Students’ Union. offering a range of activities and events. Stirling’s warm, friendly community will welcome you.

ARCADIA EXCURSIONS

Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:

  • Firbush Activity Weekend
  • Luss Highland Games & The Hill House
  • Golf Championship
  • Highlands
  • and more...

WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Setting Description:
As a student at Stirling, you'll enjoy full access to the University's MacRobert Arts Centre, which houses a cinema, theater and gallery, as well as the Andrew Miller Building which is home to the library, student centers, small shops, a bank, and restaurants. You'll find plenty of opportunities to meet friends and enjoy a busy schedule of film screenings, live performances and art exhibitions. Stirling's excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities include an international-class swimming pool, nine-hole golf course, fitness and weights rooms, tennis courts, basketball and badminton, and pitches for soccer, rugby and hockey. Opportunities for fishing, sailing and canoeing are available on the campus lake, which divides the halls of residence from the academic buildings. Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling of Arcadia's Excursions - for a complete list, please visit our
Cost:
Visit our website to find out more about tuition costs and what's included when studying abroad with Arcadia

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
3.0 GPA recommended 2.9 GPA for consideration
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Every dollar helps! Check out our website for different funding sources for study abroad...

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