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 more than 95% of our undergraduate students and 96% of our postgraduate leavers go on to work or further study within fifteen months (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA).

Our students love the way we teach. As part of the QS World University Rankings 2020, 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 400 universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
  • • Top 60 in the world in the Times Higher Education Golden Age University Rankings 2020
  • • Top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)
  • • Ranked 4th in Scotland and 38th in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018 (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)

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.