The University of Stirling is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading University of Stirling is ‘Hostile’ To Free Speech on Campus, Study Says
Many Scottish Universities will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The University of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St. Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde are all among those to strike. Five of these seven will begin striking on February 22. The news of the strike has led to concern for students, who will be affected by the ramifications of a … Continue reading Details on Strikes at Scottish Universities
A former Ukip Member of European Parliament (MEP) has been banned from speaking at the University of Stirling. Godfrey Bloom – who was MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber between 2004 and 2014 – was due to conduct a talk in conjunction with the University’s Libertarian Society. Bloom was set to talk about Scottish independence to the society. However, the event will no longer go … Continue reading Former Ukip MEP Banned from Speaking at Stirling University Event
It appears that students at the University of Stirling have been working harder and harder in previous years, with the number of students achieving First Class degrees rising in each of the last three academic years. Securing a first class degree requires considerable hard work and dedication – and therefore these great grades are testament to the hard work of students at the University. In … Continue reading Number of Students Getting Firsts at Stirling Uni Continues to Rise
Students across Scotland are facing an on-campus accommodation shortage, Member of Scottish Parliament Mark Ruskell has suggested. Green Party representative Ruskell suggested the current state of on-campus accommodation in Scotland was a ‘clear problem’. This has been documented in the past, with Stirling University witnessing 180 first year students not having accommodation. Ruskell has called upon the Scottish Government to address the issue. Read on … Continue reading ‘Severe’ Accommodation Shortage at Scottish Universities
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. At the University of Stirling, it was revealed that students spent £16,089 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is below the average amount seen across institutions in the United Kingdom. To put this figure into perspective, with around 11,000 students at Stirling, this equates … Continue reading Library Fine Spend Revealed For The University Of Stirling
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