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Work placements, internships and volunteering are all forms of work experience - have you boosted your CV or UCAS Form this summer by doing some of these?

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The University of Stirling

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Overview
Sex Ratio (M:F) 38:62
Full-time undergraduates: 6,700
Applications per place: 11 Points range: 220-280
Flunk rate: 6.1% Unemployed after 6mths: 7%
Booze Index: £1.80 Av. housing cost per week: £62.15
Av. debt per year: £1,781 Access fund: £243,903

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

Woohoo: A castle and a loch wannabe Scottish Lairds can call their own
Boohoo:
A big night out means a transport bill too
Tel:
(01786) 467 046
E-mail: admissions@stir.ac.uk
Website: www.stir.ac.uk

Text in italics is Push's opinion - take it or leave it Last updated on: Monday, April 15, 2013

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