Wednesday Wednesday, October 1, 2014
What do you look at first when choosing a uni?
Choosing a uni is like choosing a house. It is a way of life. What factors do you look at first in deciding where to study?
Clasped to the bosom of the Southern Highlands and Trossachs, Stirling is small but perfectly formed with historic architecture and scenic views aplenty. The University of Stirling is two miles out of the city and set in 310 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with an eighteenth century castle, golf course and loch. There are also campuses in Inverness and on the Isle of Lewis ... more detail Its approach to courses is cutting-edge – it was the first UK university to swap three terms for two 15-week semesters and has recently introduced the option of beginning a degree in February ... more on academic The SU does pretty well for itself, frequently picking up awards for its gargantuan efforts on the entertainment front ... more on the SU Finding amusements in the city is often less fruitful, but never fear, Edinburgh and Glasgow's high fruit counts are both less than an hour away ... more on entertainment Sports facilities on campus are larger than life and include a 50m swimming pool and Aithrey Loch, which is used for canoeing ... more on sports Most first years are housed on campus, but some rooms are on the basic side ... more on housing
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