University of Stirling

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Student Accommodation

  • New undergraduate students who live more than 20 miles from the university are guaranteed an offer of university-managed accommodation, on condition that they confirm their place and complete an online accommodation application by the relevant deadlines.
  • The university offers a wide range of modern, comfortable and secure undergraduate residences on its beautiful 330-acre campus, and also in the heart of Stirling's city centre.
  • Standard, en-suite rooms and studio flats are available to suit all budgets, along with bespoke accommodation solutions for families and students with disabilities.
  • Each residence has a dedicated team of Accommodation Services staff available 24/7 to help ensure students are safe, happy and feeling right at home.
  • There's a wide variety of cafés and restaurants on campus.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £84 to £189 per week

The costs above are for the academic year 2018/19

Student Life

  • Stirling is a lively city that blends the charm of a historic destination with the buzz of a modern city. 
  • Located at the geographic heart of Scotland, its focal point is the medieval castle perched high above the city. The city is a thriving, compact and welcoming community offering great shopping, café culture, performing arts, nightlife and the great outdoors.
  • The University of Stirling is located 2 miles from the centre of the city. The magnificent 330-acre campus includes a loch, golf course and the 18th-century Airthrey Castle.

Nightlife and Culture

  • The city of Stirling lights up at night, and many pubs, clubs and bars gear themselves towards students. Traditional pubs provide quieter alternatives, with open fires, real ale and folk music. Closer to campus, Bridge of Allan's pubs are a mix of old and new, with beer gardens for long summer evenings. Within the city there is a huge choice of cuisine at the numerous restaurants, bistros and cafés.
  • On campus, the Students' Union bar is open from early morning to late night, offering tasty homemade food, live sport, weekly karaoke and pub quizzes.
  • Stirling's most popular arts venue, the Macrobert Arts Centre, is located on the university campus. It offers a wide range of films as well as international dance, drama, comedy and music. The city also has a Vue multiplex cinema. Stirling Castle is an established concert and arts venue and The Tolbooth features performing arts and other events.
  • Sports venues in the city include ten-pin bowling, ice-skating and a climbing wall.


  • The campus is easily accessible from the city centre on foot or by bike. Nextbike allows students use of bikes on campus and around the Stirling area.
  • The campus is just a 10-minute bus ride from the city centre.
  • Stirling is situated less than 1 hour away from Edinburgh and Glasgow.