About Us

The University of Stirling, RAK Campus is a global university with a reputation for high-quality teaching and research. We help our graduates, staff and students to shape the world. We’re an agent for change, connecting people, innovating and transforming the lives of our students, staff and the global communities we serve.

Why Stirling?

Highly rated courses, high rate of employability

We’re proud of the way we prepare our students with life-long career and employability skills. It’s why 91% of all undergraduates and 95% of our postgraduates were in employment or further study fifteen months after graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2021, HESA)

Our students love the way we teach. As part of the QS Stars University Ratings 2022, the University of Stirling was awarded 5 stars in the areas of teaching and employability. Students gave us a 96% satisfaction rate for lecturer expertise (International Student Barometer 2018).

The University of Stirling regularly performs well in a wide array of global higher education surveys. Here are some of the accolades we’ve received:

  • • One of world's top 500 universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
  • • Top 60 in the world in the Times Higher Education Golden Age University Rankings 2020
  • • 79.6% student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021)
  • • The University of Stirling ranked 28th in the UK in the The Guardian University Guide 2021

Our partnership in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK)

The University of Stirling, is proud to launch our new international campus in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) in partnership with Planet One International Education.

Together, we offer our students the opportunity to study in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a degree awarded by the University of Stirling, UK. We support ambitious students, equipping them with the skills to thrive in our fast-moving world and to transform it for the better.

We have a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses available, delivered in English for both UAE and international students.